Improving Social Cohesion in Khorog, Tajikistan – a new project launch — By Koshif Rijabekov on AKF, UK | Funded by the European Commission

Funded by the European Commission, AKF is pleased to announce a new project has been launched in Khorog, Tajikistan. The programme aims to strengthen existing social cohesion through improving quality of life for Khorog residents – in this case, through small-scale infrastructure projects and job creation. A presentation to mark the launch of the project,…

Poverty Alleviation: Reaching out to disadvantaged communities — by Alphonce Shiundu on D+C, Development and Cooperation EU | Impact of the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)

To understand the impact of the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), one has to look at specific programmes. The foundation has improved the lives of many people on Kenya’s ocean coast for example. A mosque in Mombasa In Mombasa and the neighbouring counties of Kilifi and Kwale, the AKF has been engaged in pre-primary and primary…

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…

Reconnecting Afghanistan: From Instability to Opportunity — Aga Khan Foundation at European Development Days 2019

For centuries, Afghanistan was integral to connectivity—through the Silk Road’s trade and cultural exchange—between Asia and Europe, and within Asia itself. While decades of conflict have diminished this centrality, collaboration and integration remain critical to regional stability. Building Bridges on the Afghan-Tajik Border On 18 June, AKF hosted a panel discussion at the European Development…

The Pamir Energy Story: General Director Daler Jumaev addresses World Hydropower Congress in Paris | Watch Aga Khan foundation, UK’s archive video from Ismaili Centre, London

It was 6:57pm on 9 September, 2018. We turned on electricity for the township of Murghab. Within two minutes, a wave of celebration came from the streets as light bulbs flickered on for the first time. We watched and listened across the river, where the hydropower plant is located. It was magical. It was one…

Afghanistan: Agriculture and food security | Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) implements activities in Participatory Governance, and Natural Resource Management among other activities

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) has been active in Afghanistan since 2002. It implements activities in Participatory Governance, and Natural Resource Management among other activities. The Farmer Field School in a demonstration orchard in Baharak. AKF is working with farmers to increase the number of orchards and improve the quality of produce. Demonstration orchards, along…

Syria’s ancient Aleppo souk poised to regain its bustle — Gulf News com | Restoration works began after Syrian authorities signed a partnership agreement with the Aga Khan Foundation

Aleppo: On the domed roof of a historical market in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, architect Bassel Al Daher moves between workers painstakingly working to erase the scars of war. Labourers take part in restoration work at the Saqatiya market in the old quarter of Syria’s second city of Aleppo on February 12, 2019….