Prince Rahim visits East Africa to evaluate AKDN’s response to environmental sustainability and climate change — The Ismaili, Global – 24 March 2020

In early March, Prince Rahim, accompanied by his wife, Princess Salwa, visited Kenya and Tanzania, to better understand the plans and responses of the various institutions and agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) towards environmental sustainability and climate action. Prince Rahim’s visit to Kenya took place in his capacity as Chair of the…

Videos on Trees: Tree Line — Patagonia | How Trees Bend the Laws of Physics — Veritasium | How trees talk to each other — Suzanne Simard | Parks, Gardens, Forest and Tress in Islam — AKDN Org

Treeline — Patagonia Patagonia Films presents Treeline: A Story Written in Rings, available in full for the first time. Follow a group of skiers, snowboarders, scientists and healers to the birch forests of Japan, the red cedars of British Columbia and the bristlecones of Nevada, as they explore an ancient story written in rings. Watch…

The Bujagali Hydropower project: Water drives clean energy in Uganda | Video on how nearly half of the country’s electricity covered by this project

Without energy to light their homes, schools, hospitals or businesses, how can societies begin to make progress? Water holds the key to developing renewable energy infrastructures such as power dams. Access to reliable, more affordable and cleaner power has not only improved the investment climate across the country and the region, but also led to…

CEO of Aga Khan Foundation UK, Matt Reed, joins Alberto Lidji to talk about the AKDN, its $5.5bn of annual operations and relationships with 40,000 civil society organisations — Alberto Lidji Podbean com

CEO of Aga Khan Foundation UK, Matt Reed, joins Alberto Lidji to talk about the Aga Khan Development Network, its $5.5bn of annual operations, relationships with 40,000 civil society organisations and much more. click above Image to Listen at source — Screen shot The Aga Khan Foundation is one of 10 development agencies that together…

The Aga Khan Development Network: Advancing development in Mozambique

The Aga Khan Development Network hosted a reception in Maputo, Mozambique, last month, to celebrate Imamat Day with guests and members of the Jamat, and to raise awareness of AKDN’s work in the region. The event, held in the gardens of the Polana Serena hotel, was attended by the Official Representative of the Government of…

The wedding of Prince Hussain and Ms Elizabeth Hoag — The Ismaili

Prince Hussain, second son of Mawlana Hazar Imam, married Ms Elizabeth Hoag in a private ceremony on 29 September 2019, in Geneva, Switzerland. Attended by immediate family members, the proceedings took place in accordance with Muslim tradition. Prince Hussain and Princess Fareen were married on 29 September 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. Prince Hussain and Princess…

Tajikistan: Government sends agreement on construction of new Tajik-Afghan bridge for ratification to parliament — Asia Plus News

The Government of Tajikistan has sent an agreement concluded with the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) on construction of a new Tajik-Afghan bridge across the Panj River for ratification to the Majlisi Namoyandagon (Tajikistan’s lower chamber of parliament). One of Tajik-Afghan brdiges across the Panj River; photo / nm.tj (…) To-date, seven bridges across the…

Countess of Wessex visits AKDN Health project in India

In May 2019, Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex visited a health programme run by the Aga Khan Health Services at the Sir Elly Kadoorie School and Junior College in Mumbai, India. The Countess was on a five-day visit to India to see the work of the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust. The Aga…

Aga Khan Development Network in Kyrgyzstan | For over 15 years the AKDN has supported the establishment of institutions and programmes to improve the quality of life of peoples in this country

For over 15 years the Aga Khan Development Network has supported the establishment of institutions and programmes to improve the quality of life of peoples in the Kyrgyz Republic. The University of Central Asia (UCA) is world class centre for knowledge and learning, connecting isolated rural communities with the global community and building the human…

Aga Khan Health Services expands healthcare in Afghanistan’s Bamyan and Badakhshan provinces | Aga Khan Health Services at Glance

Kabul, Afghanistan, 17 February 2019 – In a signing ceremony held at Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health, the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) took over management of health care facilities in the Bamyan and Badakhshan provinces on a pay-for-performance basis as part of the “Sehatmandi project”.  Paediatric services at the Bamyan Hospital, which AKHS already…

A world-class University on the Mountains of central Asia | Undergraduate schools are located at Naryn, Kyrgyzstan, and Khorog, Tajikistan | Tekeli campus in Kazakhstan is expected to start classes in 2021/2022 | Watch Videos on the University of Central Asia

About the University of Central Asia РУССКИЙ One University, Three Schools “It is important to know that what we are doing here will be a valuable example of international cooperation for the future not only here in the region, but also for people far beyond the region. -“His Highness the Aga Khan UCA Naryn Campus…

Video: University of Central Asia – A Development University | UCA’s mission is to promote the social and economic development of Central Asia, particularly its mountain communities

The University of Central Asia (UCA) was founded in 2000 as a private, not for profit, secular university through an International Treaty signed by the Presidents of the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Kazakhstan, and His Highness the Aga Khan; ratified by their respective parliaments, and registered with the United Nations. The Presidents are the Patrons…