With support from the innocent foundation, the Aga Khan Foundation is implementing SPEEDRICE, a three-year project that seeks to fight hunger and enhance food security amongst vulnerable households in Madagascar by introducing the Zanatany Rice Permaculture System.
Drought-resistant beans to nourish families in wintertime
Scientists and students from Bamyan University conducted field experiments...
Scientists at the University of Central Asia have identified common beans – which often require sufficient irrigation to grow – that can adapt to harsh climatic conditions and provide mountainous communities a reliable source of nutrition during the lean season.
UCA launches School for the Advancement of Gender Equality
Mothers push their prams as they walk on a road in Naryn....
In a region where women have lower earnings and fewer employment opportunities than men, UCA’s School for the Advancement of Gender Equality is helping local organisations to accelerate change by putting gender on the political and legislative agendas.
Promoting sustainable mountain tourism in Kyrgyzstan
UCA students go horseback riding on the Naryn side of the Tian Shan...
Considering climate change and the need for economic development in the region, the University of Central Asia signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to develop a sustainable tourism plan for Naryn.
Norwegian Embassy grant enables further help for displaced people in Mozambique
An AKF-supported civil society group in Cabo Delgado meets to improve...
The Norwegian Embassy has agreed to a grant of US$ 1.1 million to support the Aga Khan Foundation’s work in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, to be used over the next two years to benefit 3,000 internally displaced people, alongside another 15,000 beneficiaries.