Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge is now “Kenya’s First Fully Solar powered Lodge” | Serena comprises a collection of 36 luxury resorts, safari lodges, and hotels operates in East Africa, Southern Africa and South Asia | The largest shareholder (45%) is the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED)

By Janet Maina on The Serena Experience com From L-R: Francois Van Themaat (Managing Director, Mettle Solar OFGEN), Mahmud Jan Mohamed (Managing Director, TPS Serena Hotels) , Caroline Kimathi (Director of Renewable Energy, Energy Regulatory Commission) and Professor Izael Pereira Da Silva (DVC Strathmore University) Serena Hotels and Mettle Solar OFGEN have officially opened “Kenya’s…

Ismailimail: Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development is interested in acquiring 10% stake in TagusPark (Lisbon, Portugal)

(translated) Caixa Geral de Depósitos launched a tender to sell 10% stake in Taguspark. Aga Khan expressed interest. Mário Centeno has to pronounce on the final decision. More on Ismailimail Blog Taguspark -Science and Technology Park on Wikipedia Taguspark is a science and technology park located in the municipality of Oeiras, Greater Lisbon subregion, Portugal….

Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge Kenya wins at the 2017 Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards — Travel Mail, India | Watch Video

#TravelMail ( #www.travelmail.in ) New Delhi: Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge’s Kimana’s Women’s Group Economic Development Initiative has emerged the winner of the 2017 Skål International Sustainable Tourism Award.   The lodge won in the Community and Government Projects category during the opening ceremony of the 78th Skål World Congress held in Hyderabad, India. (From left) Susan…

Pamir Energy Company among international finalists for the 2017 Ashden Award — Asia Plus News , Tajikistan | AKFED Partnered Co.

Pamir Energy Company is one of the international finalists for the prestigious Ashden Award. The 2017 Ashden Award judges have reportedly narrowed down the finalists for this year’s Awards to 22 impressive organizations, covering what they consider to be the best in sustainable energy around the world. International finalists are truly global, with projects in Tajikistan,…

Pakistan’s Habib Bank sets up branch in Xinjiang| The first foreign bank from a country on the Silk Road Economic Belt to establish a branch in China.

Habib Bank Plaza in Karachi,Pakistan. Photo credit: AKDN Org Xinhua, September 21, 2016: Pakistan’s Habib Bank set up a branch in Urumqi, capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Wednesday. The branch, unveiled at the ongoing China-Eurasia Expo, makes Habib Bank the first foreign bank from a country on the Silk Road Economic Belt to…

Pamir Energy listed among the best PPP Projects — Asia Plus | An AKFED project

DUSHANBE, April 12, 2016, Asia-Plus – Pamir Energy Company (Pamir Energy) has reportedly been listed among the best Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) projects. Pamir Energy participated in an international UNECE PPP forum for sustainable development that took place in Geneva from March 30 to April 1. A three-day forum hosted by the UNECE International PPP Center of…