The French Development Agency and AKDN engage in a US$58 million partnership to provide equitable access to an international standard of education in Mozambique

The French Development Agency and AKDN signing an agreement for USD$58 million to finance the construction of the Aga Khan Academy Maputo in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan and Rémy Rioux, Director-General of the French Development Agency (AFD).-AKDN The French Development Agency and AKDN engage in a partnership to provide equitable access…

Luso-American ‘business mission’ heading to Mozambique — The Portugal News com

The American Chamber of Commerce in Portugal and the Portuguese-Mozambican Chamber of Commerce are organising a “business mission” for American companies to visit Mozambique with a view to bringing together players from both sides. “snip” The Ambassador further revealed that the “Luso-American Foundation itself is interested in developing close ties with universities in Mozambique and…

Aga Khan Academy Maputo Construction Process Begins

6 November 2012 Today marked the beginning of the construction process of the Aga Khan Academy, Maputo. Site clearing work began in preparation for construction. Casais Engenharia e Construção, one of the largest Portuguese contractors, which has been in existence for over five decades, was awarded the contract for this first phase. Initial construction, which…

Partnership with Aga Khan Foundation: Cargill Invests in the Next Generation of Farmers in Mozambique – Press Release

COBHAM, England, November 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Cargill has announced a U.S. $1.35 million, three-year partnership with the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) to provide support for the Bilibiza Agriculture Institute (IABil) in order to enhance and expand educational possibilities for farmers in northern Mozambique. The partnership which has been supported by Cargill’s businesses in Switzerland…

Aga Khan Foundation’s Habitat Initiative Cabo Delgado, Mozambique / News story in French / archive videos and photos

Habitat Initiative Cabo Delgado, Mozambique Project Type: architecture Project Mission/Goal: 1 improve the human spirit 2 increase awareness of the environment and/or address climate change 3 respond to our growing need for clean water, power, shelter, healthcare, education 4 address humanitarian crises Project Description: The Aga Khan Foundation Mozambique’s Habitat Initiative seeks to preserve and…

Opportunities abound at Africa conference hosted at the Ismaili Centre, London – Compiled by Jazzmin Jiwa at The Ismaili

Also see related photo gallery. The Opportunity Africa conference took place between 12–13 November 2011 at the Ismaili Centre, London, and was organised by the Aga Khan Economic Planning Boards of the United Kingdom, France and Portugal. Copyright: Ismaili Council for the UK. The buzz among delegates at a weekend-long Opportunity Africa conference held at the…

Maternal and child health projects get $82M from Canada – CBC Canada News

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, left, meets with Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete at his hotel before making a speech on maternal health at the United Nations Tuesday, September 20, 2011. (Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press) Canada has selected 28 maternal and child health projects to share $82 million in funding between now and 2016, Prime Minister Stephen Harper…

Aga Khan Foundation’s International Scholarship Programme for 2012-13 academic year

The 2011-2012 International Scholarship Programme application cycle is now closed and applications are no longer being accepted. Applications for the 2012-13 academic year will be available starting January 2012. Before contacting the AKDN, please read the information below. Addresses and contact information are available under Application Procedures. In case you are looking for information about…

Global solution for local action: Community Approaches to Total Sanitation (CATS) in Mozambique – Relief Web Int. News

MAPUTO, Mozambique, 21 June 2011 – Between 1990 (the MDG baseline year) and 2008 (the latest available data year), efforts by governments, support agencies and people themselves resulted in additional 1.3 billion people worldwide using improved sanitation facilities, increasing the proportion of people using improved sanitation from 54 to 61 per cent, but this progress…

East Africa: Effective workplace wellness programmes – Daily Monitor News

“The cost of not having a workplace wellness programme is higher than that of having one.” This was the realisation brought to the attention of representatives from agencies that belong to the Aga Khan Development Network, AKDN by Mr Joshua Ongwae, programme manager for the Workplace Wellness Programme for East Africa and Mozambique. Wellness at…

Tourism: a feature of social change – Address by His Excellency Armando Emilio Guebuza, President of the Republic of Mozambique, at the inauguration ceremony of Polana Serena Hotel – Maputo

16 December 2010 Please also see: Speech in Portuguese and Press Release Your Highness the Aga Khan Your Excellencies The Minister of Tourism The Members of the Council of Ministers The Vice-Ministers The Governor of the City of Maputo The Chairman of Maputo Municipal Council The Heads of Diplomatic and Consular Missions The Representatives of Regional and International…