On working in fragile contexts

By Michael Kocher, General Manager, Aga Khan Foundation The Aga Khan Development Network is a collection of 10 development agencies. Collectively, our agencies seek to achieve three things: First, to improve the quality of life in almost every respect –…

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Building bridges on the Afghan-Tajik border

The construction of a sixth cross-border bridge and market, together with investments in local enterprise, aims to bring economic prosperity and regional stability to one of the most remote border areas in the world. On the 13th of July, the Aga Khan Foundation, the…

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Catalysing economic growth in Tanzania

Horticulture smallholder farmers across Tanzania and beyond are challenged with systemic constraints within the market system, including post harvest management and marketing. What is one solution? To take matters into their own hands. Tahira Nizari, Senior Programme Officer, Enterprise &…

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The Business of Education in Africa

Path-breaking report launched at World Economic Forum demonstrates the importance of private education in addressing the continent’s education crisis. Despite extraordinary gains in access, tens of millions of African children and young people do not have access to high-quality education.…

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