Paris, France, 11 November 2018 - His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), today joined over 60 world leaders for the opening session of the inaugural Paris Peace Forum.
The Aga Khan Garden in Edmonton
Visitors stroll along the Nahr or central water channel through the Chahar...
16 October 2018 - After nearly a decade of planning and 18 months of construction, the much-anticipated new Aga Khan Garden in Edmonton, Alberta, was opened to the public last June and will be officially inaugurated later today.
Celebrating International Day of Rural Women
Goats are weighed and health records are maintained by pashu sakhis to keep...
In the eastern Indian state of Bihar, the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme is implementing a rural livestock development programme for women entitled Project Mesha. Supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the programme builds the knowledge and skills of women as pashu sakhis or “friends of the animals”.
AKDN parks and gardens
Al-Azhar Park, Cairo, Egypt. The project included the excavation and...
The creation of parks and gardens has been an important part of AKDN's work, with the objective of using green spaces to catalyse positive economic, social and cultural change as well as expressing ethical notions of stewardship, ecology, and the presence of beauty in the built environment.
World Tourism Day
The Pamirs Eco-Cultural Tourism Association (PECTA) office in Khorog,...
27 September 2018 - Today is World Tourism Day, and the focus for 2018 is the contribution of digital advances and innovation to a more sustainable and responsible tourism sector. The Aga Khan Development Network works with local and global communities to enhance tourism in various regions. Much of this work is made possible because of technological advances that support sustainable development.