In Pakistan, Industrial Promotion Services – a division of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development – launched a company by the name of Allied Ventures Limited to spearhead agricultural projects that would provide local farmers the means to achieve greater self-reliance. An investment in trout farming and processing is doing just that.
HBL reinventing itself as a tech company with a banking licence
The Habib Bank Limited (HBL) tower in Karachi, Pakistan, is LEED-certified....
Habib Bank Limited, Pakistan’s largest and oldest private sector bank – and a project company of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development – is taking measured steps to shape the future through a paradigm shift towards a “technology company with a banking licence”. Investments are aimed at building the country's entrepreneurship and start-up ecosystems and paving the way for Pakistan to play a bigger role in the global fintech space.
The Aga Khan School, Osh, contributes to the state government’s “Green City” initiative
Tree planting is an engaging and environmentally friendly activity that...
In Kyrgyzstan, staff, students and parents of the Aga Khan School, Osh, contributed to the “Green City” initiative by planting 100 oak trees in the Ak Tilek area, a newly developed part of the city with little existing greenery. These oak seedlings are amongst the tens of millions of trees planted by the Aga Khan Development Network in Asia and Africa.
Academies students participate in inaugural climate and environment conference
Students from across the Aga Khan Academies network took part in the...
As part of its efforts to foster environmentally responsible leaders of tomorrow, the Aga Khan Academies held last month its inaugural Climate and Environment Conference with over 70 students from across the Academies network in attendance, along with alumni and prominent keynote speakers and guests.
Clean energy: Bringing equity to vulnerable communities
Pamir Energy has implemented over 30 projects, including the full...
Communities living in the developing world are the most impacted by climate change yet the least able to afford its consequences. The Aga Khan Foundation hosted a virtual panel to discuss the role clean energy can play in bringing equity to these vulnerable communities.