The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat and Arup are working with Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency and the United Nations Development Programme to define a new national commitment for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to the impacts of climate change across Afghanistan.
Aga Khan Preschool named most nature-friendly preschool in Gujarat by Education World India
The Aga Khan Preschool, Thorala, teaches children about being mindful of...
The Aga Khan Preschool in Thorala, in Rajkot, Gujarat, won two awards from EducationWorld India for being the most Nature-Friendly Preschool in the Gujarat State and the seventh most Nature-Friendly Preschool in India.
Enabling teenage girls to make decisions about health and life: Snapshots from Mozambique
Teresa, a youth peer mentor, leads a class on family planning options at...
Since 2018, programming supported by the Aga Khan Foundation and the Government of Canada has aimed to improve the sexual and reproductive health and rights of some of the most vulnerable women and adolescent girls in the Cabo Delgado province of Mozambique, one of the poorest regions in the world.
Kitchen gardens in Upper Egypt empower women and improve children’s diets
Rooftop kitchen gardens in West Aswan, Egypt....
In Upper Egypt, where women have little access to resources or opportunity to work outside the home, the Om Habibeh Foundation – a part of the Aga Khan Foundation – runs a kitchen garden intervention that enables women to grow their food at home, which can significantly improve nutrition for the family, save money and even generate an income from the sale of surplus products.
Renewed efforts needed to address nutrition challenges
Proven nutrition interventions made within the first 1,000 days of life can...
Despite modest progress, maternal and child undernutrition remains a major global health concern, particularly as recent gains may be offset by the COVID-19 pandemic. Faculty from the Aga Khan University were amongst the authors who reported on this subject in the latest Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition Progress published by The Lancet on 8 March 2021.