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Aga Khan Development Network

AKDN
The Aga Khan Development Network,
1-3 avenue de la Paix,
CH-1202 Geneva
Tel: 
(+41 22) 909 72 00
Fax: 
(+41 22) 909 72 91
Email: 
Contact: 

Information Department, Tel: (+41 22) 909 72 00, Email: info@akdn.org

Description

The Network brings together nine agencies that focus on the social, cultural and economic development of some of the least developed parts of Asia and Africa.

Organization: 
Non-governmental and business organizations
Established: 
several agencies established at various dates since 1967; the origins of the others date to the early 1900s
Staff: 
50 in Geneva, over 70,000 worldwide
Activities: 

AKDN operates through nine agencies:

Cooperation: 

with international aid agencies, the UN, NGOs, universities, institutes and other organizations involved in sustainable development.

Publications: 

See the website

Keywords: 
health
desertification
agriculture & fisheries
protected areas
disasters
wildlife
mountains
reconstruction
land & landuse
indigenous peoples
human settlements
freshwater
public awareness
conservation
capacity building
business & environment
poverty
energy
education
forests
sustainable tourism
water & sanitation
deforestation