Category Archives: Aga Khan Foundation

Aga Khan Foundation – A Garden in Cairo

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Adrienne Clarkson, Kofi Anan on Aga Khan pluralism centre’s board

OTTAWA – Top Canadian personalities have been appointed to the Aga Khan’s new Global Centre for Pluralism including former governor-general of Canada Adrienne Clarkson as well as global figures including former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Anan. Canadian immigration and multicultural minister … Continue reading

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Charities benefiting from thirst

Thirst is good for the Langley Bottle Depot and several local community groups. The bottle depot staff spends each day surrounded by pop cans and juice bottles and jugs as they sort, compress and ship off these former food containers … Continue reading

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Disaster management work in Hunza

The 4th of January was a gloomy and disastrous day for Hunza, once considered paradise on earth, which claimed 19 precious lives in the Attabad village due to landslides. Although natural disasters are inevitable, disaster management incorporated with human settlement … Continue reading

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In Conversation with Shoaib Sultan Khan

During the week of April 12th Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) was honoured to host Mr. Shoaib Sultan Khan, one of the founders of the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) and a renowned author, development practitioner, and intellectual. During … Continue reading

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Roshan Social Programs

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AKF: Reducing conflict between people and wildlife

WWF and the Aga Khan Foundation’s (AKF) Coastal Rural Support Programme (CRSP) are working to identify practical solutions to combat this human/animal conflict. One method is to make a mixture of oil, used car greese, fresh elephant dung and crushed … Continue reading

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Aga Khan Foundation:100 MCD school students get English Microscholarships from US

New Delhi, Apr 14 : The US Ambassador to India Timothy J Roemer today awarded English Microscholarship certificates to 100 students of an MCD primary school in Nizamuddin Basti providing them future educational opportunities and exchange programmes in the US. … Continue reading

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Aga Khan Foundation calls for discussions on Early Childhood Development in Syria

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network, (AKDN), called for a meeting on Tuesday, April the 6th, to discuss an upcoming study aimed at analyzing the potential for expansion of various early childhood development … Continue reading

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In Northern Afghanistan, a Murky Insurgency

BAGHLAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan — The man standing up at the provincial governor’s audience seemed agitated but forceful. He told of a dream in which the Prophet Mohammed had instructed him to go forth and tell the people that the foreigners … Continue reading

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Uganda, Tanzania step up their airline operations to rival Kenya

Airlines within East Africa have never been this competitive, but with the ever improving regional integration, Tanzanian and Ugandan airlines are bracing up to cash in on the travel pie that has previously been a domain of the Nairobi-based Kenya … Continue reading

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His majesty the King of Spain honors the former C.E.O of the Aga Khan Foundation for his work in Pakistan

On behalf of His Majesty King Juan Carlos of Spain, His Excellency Mr. Gonzalo Maria Quintero Saravia, Ambassador of Spain in Pakistan, has conferred Mr. Al-Nashir Jamal – the outgoing Chief Executive Officer of the Aga Khan Foundation (Pakistan) – … Continue reading

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Aga Khan Foundation exhibition: Final stop for cross-Canada

Concordia final stop for cross-Canada Aga Khan Foundation exhibition From March 7 to 28, the exhibition Bridges That Unite organized by the Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) will be presented in the LB Atrium. It will be a series of … Continue reading

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The Aga Khan Foundation and the global dissemination of the Village Organization

Emily Manetta, University of Vermont – Jonah Steinberg, University of Vermont The Village Organization (VO) was put into practice in 1982 by the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme, to serve as the sole local channel for “participatory development” in Northern … Continue reading

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Spanish order of merit for outgoing Aga Khan Foundation chief

ISLAMABAD, Feb 25: On behalf of King Juan Carlos of Spain, the country’s ambassador to Pakistan Gonzalo Maria Quintero Saravia Thursday conferred the “Knight Commander of the Order of the Civil Merit” on Al-Nashir Jamal, the outgoing chief executive officer … Continue reading

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Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

The Council is overseeing the management of the monitoring and evaluation component of the Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN) a five-year project designed to assist the Government of Pakistan in implementing the full spectrum of interventions necessary to … Continue reading

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Aga Khan Foundation promotes Corporate Social Responsibility in Tajikistan

DUSHANBE, January 26, 2010, Asia-Plus  — The Civil Society Programme (CSP) of Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), Tajikistan held a round table discussion on “Corporate Social Responsibility for the Benefit of Business and Society” in Dushanbe on January 22, press relase … Continue reading

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