SLR continues support of French Development Agency
SLR’s team in France has been working with the French Development Agency (AFD) over the last couple of years, to mainstream gender equality into its operations. In early 2014, the AFD adopted a gender policy to address gender issues in all projects and operations that it finances. The policy aims to contribute to the reduction of gender inequalities and promote the empowerment of women in developing countries where AFD is working. To implement its new gender policy AFD started an internal capacity building process targeting its projects managers across all sectors. SLR’s Grenoble office was engaged to conduct this process in the Energy, Water and Sanitation sectors and in Social and Environmental safeguards and policies.