Aga Khan Foundation Improves Infant Feeding and Nutrition Practices among 400,000 Mothers in Rural Bihar
23 April 2015 - For the past three years, the Aga Khan Foundation (India) and its partners have worked with 400,000 mothers from marginalised communities in rural Bihar, significantly improving infant and young child feeding practices.
Aga Khan Receives India’s Padma Vibhushan Award
08 April 2015 - President Pranab Mukherjee of India awarded His Highness the Aga Khan the Padma Vibhushan, one of the country’s highest civilian decorations, for his contributions to social development in India.
Aga Khan Rural Support Programme Awarded 2015 Times of India Social Impact Award for Safe Drinking Water and Improved Sanitation
11 March 2015 - The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme has been awarded the 2015 Times of India Social Impact Award, in the NGO environment category, for its effort in ensuring access to safe drinking water and improved sanitation in Bihar and Gujarat.
Aga Khan Foundation Partners with ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival for 2015 Edition
21 January 2015 - As part of programmes to promote reading, education, development and pluralism in India, the Aga Khan Foundation will support several sessions at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival this week including a musical performance on opening night by the Alim Qasimov Ensemble, presented in collaboration with the Aga Khan Music Initiative.
Agreement to Implement Disaster Preparedness Project in Central Asia
26 November 2014 - An agreement to implement the eighth DIPECHO Project in Central Asia seeks to enable local communities and institutions to better prepare for, mitigate and respond to natural disasters.
Aga Khan to Deliver Ogden Lecture at Brown University
07 March 2014 - His Highness the Aga Khan will visit Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island on March 10, 2014 to deliver the 88th Stephen A. Ogden ’60 Memorial Lecture on International Affairs at the invitation of Brown University President Dr. Christina Paxson.
Patriarchate of Lisbon and Aga Khan Foundation Renew Partnership
09 May 2012 - The Patriarchate of Lisbon and the Aga Khan Foundation today renewed a partnership agreement to improve the quality of life of marginalized groups in Greater Lisbon.
Nairobi City Park to Be Rehabilitated by Aga Khan Trust for Culture and Government of Kenya
16 April 2012 - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed yesterday between the Government of Kenya, the Ministry of State for National Heritage and Culture, the City Council of Nairobi and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture to collaborate in the rehabilitation and restoration of the Nairobi City Park to international standards in terms of architecture, landscape and horticulture.
Aga Khan Development Network and the Japan International Cooperation Agency Deepen Partnership in Asia and Africa
08 March 2012 - The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed an agreement today to deepen and widen their partnership in international development. AKAM's First Microfinance Bank in Pakistan also signed an agreement with JICA to expand access to microfinance in Pakistan.
Tajikistan, Afghanistan and AKDN Lay Foundation Stone for Fifth Bridge Between Countries
31 October 2011 - President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan, Afghan Minister of Public Works Abdulkudus Hamidi and His Highness the Aga Khan laid the foundation stone for the Shurobod Bridge. The bridge will connect the Shurobod District of Khatlon Region in Tajikistan with the Khohon Province of Afghanistan.
Tajik and Afghan officials Inaugurate Vanj Bridge Built by AKDN as Part of Cross-border Initiatives
16 August 2011 - The Vanj Bridge, the fourth in a series of bridges funded by the Aga Khan Development Network, was inaugurated today by Tajikistan’s President H.E. Emomali Rahmon.
Trees for Food, Fuel and Fodder
30 January 2011 - The Aga Khan Development Network, which has planted over 100 million trees in Asia and Africa over the last 25 years, will plant over 10 million more trees. The commitment coincides with the International Year of Forests.
AKDN at the Governors’ Global Climate Summit
19 November 2008 - AKDN at the Governors’ Global Climate Summit
His Highness the Aga Khan in Canada to Discuss Development Partnerships, Celebrate Golden Jubilee
18 November 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan arrives in Ottawa today at the start of an 8-day visit to Canada on the occasion of his Golden Jubilee.
1 Million Dollar World Bank Administered Japanese Grant for Northern Pakistan
17 January 2008 - A US$959,239 grant was signed with Aga Khan Foundation today to alleviate economic and social poverty in Northern Pakistan through improvement in housing and living conditions.
Aga Khan Trust for Culture in Public-Private Partnership for Regeneration of Humayun’s Tomb-Nizamuddin Basti-Sundar Nursery Area
11 July 2007 - An agreement on a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) for the revitalisation of the Nizamuddin district of India’s capital was signed today.
AKDN Profiles Kashmir Earthquake Reconstruction for UN-HABITAT Model Presented at Business Partnership for Sustainable Urbanization Forum
17 April 2007 - Model Presented at Business Partnership for Sustainable Urbanization Forum.
Government of Canada and Aga Khan Sign Funding Agreement for Global Centre for Pluralism
25 October 2006 - His Highness the Aga Khan will meet today on Parliament Hill with The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, and The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of Canadian Heritage, to sign a funding agreement for the Global Centre for Pluralism, to be located in Ottawa, Canada.
Bellerive Foundation Merges with Aga Khan Foundation
31 May 2006 - Bellerive Foundation Merges with the Aga Khan Foundation New US$10 million Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Fund for the Environment
Bellerive Foundation Merges with the Aga Khan Foundation
31 May 2006 - The activities of the Bellerive Foundation are being integrated into the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) in the form of the “Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Fund for the Environment”, a US$ 10 million fund which will be dedicated to practical solutions to environmental problems.
Aga Khan Planning and Building Service, Pakistan establishes endowment to leverage the 2005 Alcan Prize for Sustainability
02 March 2006 - The Aga Khan Planning and Building Service, Pakistan (AKPBS, P), today received the US $1 million Alcan Prize for Sustainability for its efforts to improve housing conditions as well as water and sanitation facilities in Pakistan.
Patriarchate of Lisbon and Aga Khan Foundation Portugal Sign Partnership Agreement
20 December 2005 - The Patriarchate of Lisbon and the Aga Khan Foundation Portugal today signed a Partnership Agreement that provides the framework for cooperation in support of an innovative urban community support programme to address problems of social exclusion and poverty alleviation.
Government of The Republic of Portugal and The Ismaili Imamat Sign Protocol of Cooperation
19 December 2005 - The Government of Portugal and the Ismaili Imamat today signed a Protocol of Cooperation signalling their common intent to work toward the improvement of the quality of life of vulnerable populations in Portugal and Portuguese-speaking countries of Asia and Africa.
Response of the Aga Khan Development Network in Pakistan to the Earthquake of 8 October 2005
16 November 2005 - The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in Pakistan, together with its affiliate, Focus Humanitarian Assistance, launched an immediate response to the devastating earthquake of 8th October.
Aga Khan Announces Om Habibeh Foundation Grant for Aswan
18 December 2003 - His Highness the Aga Khan today announced a grant for medical equipment by the Om Habibeh Foundation.
Princess Zahra Aga Khan Promotes Rural Entrepreneurship and Education in Mozambique
14 March 2003 - The AKDN's Coastal Rural Support Programme (CRSP) has found ways to stimulate entrepreneurship in ways that simultaneously speed income growth, develop skills and improve the resource base.
European Commission Awards Rs. 110 Crore Grant to Benefit Rural Poor in India
01 February 2002 - The European Commission has approved a grant of Euro 25.5 million to the Aga Khan Foundation in India to support community based rural development.
Portugal Gives Aga Khan Foundation Euro 1 Million to Alleviate Rural Poverty in Mozambique
14 December 2001 - The Portuguese Agency for Development (Agência Portuguesa para o Apoio ao Desenvolvimento) (APAD) has approved a grant of one million Euros for a long-term rural development programme launched by the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) and aimed at some 120,000 people in Mozambique’s northernmost province of Cabo Delgado.
'Prepare Children for a Multi-cultural World' urges World Bank President
07 November 2001 - We need to stimulate all the world's children to become global thinkers," said Mr. James D. Wolfensohn, President of the World Bank, at a landmark roundtable on Early Childhood Development (ECD) organised by the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) and the World Bank.
Aga Khan receives Archon Award for Promoting Global Health and Welfare
07 June 2001 - His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims and founder of one of the largest private networks of healthcare institutions in the developing world, this evening received the prestigious Archon Award from the international nursing honour society, Sigma Theta Tau International.
Aga Khan Development Network Announces Programmes for Mozambique
28 March 2000 - The Aga Khan Development Network today announced the launch of three social development programmes and a project to build a major school complex in Mozambique.
Aga Khan and President Sampaio Speak on Faith and Civil Society
11 July 1998 - New Ismaili Centre in Lisbon Creates Innovative Multipurpose Space.
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
24 February 2015
The convocations at the campuses of the Aga Khan University (AKU) in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya, are part of an expanding investment in education in East Africa.
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