Development Cooperation - AFD in Kenya

  • AFD Digital Challenge 3rd edition: Innovation for Women in Africa

    AFD kicks off the third edition of its Digital Challenge, a competition for startups and digital innovators to promote the economic, social, cultural and political inclusion of women in Africa.

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  • Annual results: AFD’s commitments top the EUR 10bn mark in 2017

    Rémy Rioux, Chief Executive Officer of Agence Française de Développement (AFD) Group, presented on this 12 April 2018 the key figures for the public institution’s activity in 2017. With EUR 10.4bn of commitments, AFD is continuing its growth, with an 11% increase in its activities in a year and a 25% increase over the past two years.

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  • In Kisumu, Lake Victoria’s water is becoming safe to drink

    Kisumu city county is Kenya’s third largest city, and its proximity to Lake Victoria does not guarantee access to clean water for its 600,000 residents. Since 2002, AFD has been supporting a comprehensive project for the management of the city’s water and sanitation services, for which a new component will be launched in 2018.

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  • When the forest watches over water

    In the middle of the desert in northern Kenya, the 16,000 hectares of the Marsabit forest are the county’s only permanent source of water. Safeguarding this treasure is essential for the entire region.

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  • Wind, Dust and School - AFD

    On the shores of Lake Victoria, Kenya, the Primary schools of Kisumu city are being reborn from their ashes. This rebirth is thrilling the teachers and bringing hope to the pupils. (...)

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  • Informal Settlements Improvement Project

    The Kenya Informal Settlements Improvement Project (KISIP) has taken another step, as the French Development Agency (AFD) made its first disbursement to the project amounting to USD 6.7 million at the end of October 2017.

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