Street signs


  • 3 questions to

    Ordinary urban objects come to mind, for example, street signs, drain covers, street lights, paved roads, which respectively contribute to addressing and identifying places and their residents, preserving hygiene and public health, and the movement of persons and consumer goods... At best, you can see some points in common, such as phone networks, roads, streets, but with no asphalt, no paving stones and they are flood-prone because the pipe systems are not functional or are saturated; neighborhoods and dwellings have no signs, there is a lack of street lighting, etc
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  • 2016, a record year for AFD

    Ordinary urban objects come to mind, for example, street signs, drain covers, street lights, paved roads, which respectively contribute to addressing and identifying places and their residents, preserving hygiene and public health, and the movement of persons and consumer goods... At best, you can see some points in common, such as phone networks, roads, streets, but with no asphalt, no paving stones and they are flood-prone because the pipe systems are not functional or are saturated; neighborhoods and dwellings have no signs, there is a lack of street lighting, etc
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  • Rémy Rioux appointed Chief Executive Officer of Agence Française de Développement by the Council of Ministers today, 25 May 2016

    Ordinary urban objects come to mind, for example, street signs, drain covers, street lights, paved roads, which respectively contribute to addressing and identifying places and their residents, preserving hygiene and public health, and the movement of persons and consumer goods... At best, you can see some points in common, such as phone networks, roads, streets, but with no asphalt, no paving stones and they are flood-prone because the pipe systems are not functional or are saturated; neighborhoods and dwellings have no signs, there is a lack of street lighting, etc
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  • Press Releases

    At COP21, in Paris, Jolita Butkeviciene, European Commission (EC) Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, and Régis Marodon, Director of the Latin America and Caribbean Department at AFD, today signed a new financial partnership for sustainable cities in Latin America, in the presence of Luis Enrique Berrizbeitia,'s Executive Vice President
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  • Press Releases

    AFD and Development Bank of Latin America sign EUR 100m agreement... Anne Paugam, Chief Executive Officer of AFD, and Luis Enrique Garcia, Executive President of (the CAF), have signed in Paris the second financial partnership between the two institutions to support sustainable cities... The projects, led by local actors, will have impacts in terms of mitigating the effects of climate change (low-carbon investments, such as the construction of a public transport network, or works to improve energy efficiency in buildings or street lighting), but also in terms of solutions for climate change adaptation in cities that are particularly exposed to water stress or to risks of extreme climate phenomena
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  • Central African Republic: Projects continue despite crisis

    Rapid international assistance will be needed The current and future political situation (next presidential elections scheduled at best for late 2014), deplorable equipment and operating conditions for public administrations (buildings looted and most donor projects halted) and alarming state of public finances are all negative signs confirming the possibility of a protracted crisis in the Central African Republic
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  • Central African Republic: Projects continue despite crisis

    Rapid international assistance will be needed The current and future political situation (next presidential elections scheduled at best for late 2014), deplorable equipment and operating conditions for public administrations (buildings looted and most donor projects halted) and alarming state of public finances are all negative signs confirming the possibility of a protracted crisis in the Central African Republic
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