Environmental impacts


  • Refurbishment of Phnom Penh Central Market

    Environmental impacts: the project, by its very objective, will have a positive impact on the environment: flood management, improved sanitation and waste collection, improved hygiene inside the markets, improved road safety and urban transport in the city center. The works were completed in 2011. In the same year, an independent authority was set up to finance the maintenance of the facilities
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  • Colombian Government's Integrated Water Resources Management Policy

    Environmental impacts: the improvement in the quality and quantity of water resources is the main environmental impact brought about by the IWRM policy. Social impacts: they are based on reducing water-related conflicts between communities, institutions and, in some cases, stakeholders from productive sectors, which can sometimes lead to armed conflict
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  • 11th Conference AFD-PROPARCO-EUDN in Paris December 3, 2014

    So, how can we foster energy-led economic development, while still reducing harmful environmental impacts in developing countries? Answering this requires going beyond the immediate optimization-under-constraint approaches to reconsider both development and energy policies globally... What are the environmental implications of energy choices and what are the potential impacts on economic development?
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  • On track for high-quality urban transport in Bangladesh

    The BRT project is expected to have positive economic, social, environmental and institutional impacts... The project' s initial environmental impacts will be the decrease in urban congestion and the reduction in emissions of particulate pollutants, as well as the benefits this will have on public health
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  • Pilot operation for collective water management in Vietnam

    Improving the environmental impact of projects... It also aims to make public investments more effective and promote the adoption of measures to support the environmental impact of projects, as well as competition and transparency in public procurement and private sector participation in infrastructure financing
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  • Strengthening Colombia's clean and renewable energy potential (EPM)

    Environmental impacts: ecosystem issues will be better integrated into infrastructure projects and best practices for corporate strategy climates are better defined. Social impacts
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  • AFD pledges more than €75m in new support for development in Vietnam (Board of Directors meeting of 26/05/2011)

    The project will also have environmental impacts (reduction of salinity) and is expected to ensure there is a more participative management of agricultural water and the basin... The World Bank and AFD are supporting the Public Investment Reform, designed by the Vietnamese Government to improve the efficiency and social and environmental impact of public investment
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  • Our commitments

    Take action on all the environmental impacts of our in-house operations. This involves improving energy efficiency in buildings, taking measures to establish more responsible travel and reducing the environmental impacts of day-to-day activities. Strengthen CSR governance and enhance the responsibility of all AFD Group structures
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  • Press Releases

    This program will have economic impacts, social impacts (better access to jobs and facilities for social categories entirely dependent on public transport) and environmental impacts (reduction of air pollution, greenhouse gas emission reduction estimated at 32 000 tons of CO2 every year). tags
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  • Paris Forum 2013

    It is now widely recognized that Green Growth is seen as the path by which economic development and human well being can progress, with lower resource use and fewer negative environmental impacts. A new economic model of growth is urgently required
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