Lack of systems


  • Water and sanitation in Togo: a priority area for the health of the population

    The region is in a degraded environment and difficult where the lack of water is a daily challenge for rural populations (only 28 % of the population had access to a water point in 2007). Lack of access to safe drinking water in an unhealthy environment is one of the major factors of poverty... Promote health and support better management of water points Component" Support to the management of water points and hygiene promotion" project aims to: -implementation and support of systems management of water points, in accordance with the National Policy on access to drinking water and sanitation in rural areas- advocacy and promotion of health to sustainably improve the living conditions of people in the region
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  • Developing vocational training to better integrate young people

    The problems are the outdated reference training systems, the virtual absence of practical modules, the lack of equipment, the low level of retraining of trainers. The number of students currently in vocational training is estimated at 30 000. This figure is lower than demand for training and highlights the challenges faced by the technical and vocational education system in terms of both the number of places and the match between training provision and demand from professionals
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  • Conservation agriculture to enhance smallholders' resilience to climate change

    The mid- year meeting hold in Vientiane on the 5th of July gave to the EFICAS's Team the opportunity to present the results of the project and to discuss with the 24 governmental and non- governmental representatives about the challenges of these innovative farming systems... These analyzes could be used to propose activities fitting the farmers ' needs, ensuring as much as possible a good appropriation by them: control of animal roaming, improved fodder systems, vaccination campaigns, diversification of cropping systems, lowland intensification
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  • Construction of a wastewater treatment system in Kesrwan

    Construction of a wastewater treatment system in Kesrwan... The marked lack of sanitation is a major concern in Lebanon... Sanitation was neglected during the post- civil war reconstruction period and suffered from a serious lack of investment, but has now become a sectoral priority. Overcoming the deficit of wastewater collection and treatment facilities is both an environmental and health emergency and a major challenge for Lebanon
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  • Construction of a wastewater treatment system in Kesrwan

    Construction of a wastewater treatment system in Kesrwan... The marked lack of sanitation is a major concern in Lebanon... Sanitation was neglected during the post- civil war reconstruction period and suffered from a serious lack of investment, but has now become a sectoral priority. Overcoming the deficit of wastewater collection and treatment facilities is both an environmental and health emergency and a major challenge for Lebanon
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  • AFD Projects in Suriname

    Suriname's health system suffers from a lack of infrastructure and staff. The only exceptions are Paramaribo and Nickerie
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  • Events

    The whole country is affected by the lack of drinking water and sanitation. Senegal set out to tackle the problem by implementing the Millennium Drinking Water and Sanitation?Program (Pepam) with the aim of reaching the Millennium Development Goals by 2015. While nearly all city dwellers may now have drinking water, a third of Senegalese still do not have access to sanitation systems
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  • News from the Research Department of AFD

    However, there is a considerable lack of clarity regarding their definition, leading to a number of misconceptions, such as the belief that any environmental policy instrument involving a money transfer constitutes a PES instrument... Although there are numerous examples of this approach, a great number of PES systems differ, especially when payments are not requested from ES users aware of such payments and even more so when payments arise from mandatory taxpayer contributions
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