Priority for policies


  • Study on the Philippines' ecological footprint: A new stage in political ownership of environmental challenges

    This decision strengthens the integration of the environment as a priority for public policies. The next phases for the use of the ecological footprint will concern Greater Manila and the ecosystem of Laguna Lake, the largest lake in the Philippines located to the east of Manila
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  • AFD in Nigeria : Strategy

    Nigeria, which has set access to power as the top priority for its development policy, is part of the first wave of Sub Saharan African countries targeted by the UN Sustainable Energy for (All SE4ALL) initiative. AFD has taken part in this challenge by supporting the power transmission sector, backbone of the power grid
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  • Study on the Philippines' ecological footprint: A new stage in political ownership of environmental challenges

    This decision strengthens the integration of the environment as a priority for public policies. The next phases for the use of the ecological footprint will concern Greater Manila and the ecosystem of Laguna Lake, the largest lake in the Philippines located to the east of Manila
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  • Education and training in Africa: What challenges' What new tools'

    Vocational training finally becoming a priority for public policies. On average, only 5 % of the National Education budget is allocated to vocational training, which is by means enough
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    Vocational training finally becoming a priority for public policies. On average, only 5 % of the National Education budget is allocated to vocational training, which is by means enough
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  • 3 questions to

    Vocational training finally becoming a priority for public policies. On average, only 5 % of the National Education budget is allocated to vocational training, which is by means enough
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  • Reviving decentralization: key to economic development

    Priority for Mali's Government. Decentralization is today a priority for Mali's Government... Support for the development and implementation of public policies, capacity building for regional actors and program coordination (EUR 6m grant). AFD is providing further and dual support for a decentralization that is key to the recently signed peace process
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  • The AFD in Sudan

    Sudan is not among the 14 priority poor countries defined by the last inter-ministry committee for international cooperation and development, but is part of the Priority Intervention Zone. The lifting of US trade sanctions is a key point for the sustainability of Sudanese debt... The NGO Initiative and the Sectoral Innovation Facility for NGOs (FISONG) can also be used to provide support to NGOs
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    the provision of a study fund allowing the NBA to participate in studies for major development projects, particularly for environmental and social assessment, and to make headway in the dialogue between States for the harmonization and coordination of national policies. The ecological balance of the River Niger and water supply for its 100 million riparian inhabitants are being threatened by lower pluviometry, inappropriate agricultural production and livestock farming techniques, waste discharges and various forms of pollution
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  • Press Releases

    2008 marked by priority for environmental initiatives. Priority is given to environmental initiatives in close partnership with local authorities and the private sector. These commitments have specifically supported the growth strategy of the State Secretariat for Overseas France. With the current financial crisis, the French State has also entrusted AFD with the implementation of the recovery plan for SMEs in Overseas France
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