In a bid to spotlight the dire consequences of climate change in Central and South Asia, the Aga Khan University, the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat and the University of Central Asia launched a film series focusing on the catastrophic impact of the rapid melting of the world’s largest repository of ice outside the polar regions. Echoing the call to action of the #EarthshotPrize, Voices from the Roof of the World (VRW) will help local filmmakers produce impactful documentaries about the consequences of global warming for the wildlife and the 240 million people living among the world’s highest mountains and the almost two billion people dependent on the great rivers that all begin here.
AKDN partners with HRH Prince William to launch prestigious Earthshot prize
The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat, Pakistan and the Government of Gilgit-Baltistan announced a $4.2 million project to plant 50 million trees across the region to reduce climate change and protect against natural disasters.
Connecting doctors and patients virtually through the Elaj Asan mobile app
The Elaj Asan mobile application, which facilitates doctor-patient interactions, was launched by the Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan in collaboration with Aga Khan Development Network Digital Health Resource Centre.
DTB receives US$ 50 million Covid-19 SME support from IFC
Diamond Trust Bank Kenya Limited (DTB) has signed an agreement for a US$ 50 million loan with International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, to support its borrowers who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs).