Key to the sustainable development is Environmental sustainability, and indeed this formed the genesis for the campaign for sustainable development.
AFD has part of its contribution to Environmental sustainability is embarking on the 3R’s project. Using the 3R’s of Environmental education, AFD is reaching out to young men and women in our society, educating and empowering them on practical lifestyles for environmental sustainability.
Through the outreaches, young men and women are also engaged in practical ways of waste separation and how to live zero/minimal waste lifestyle.
The project is revolving into an ongoing activity of AFD and it shall be expanded to cover other sectors.
MILEAD: Mentorship, Inter-ethnic exchange, Leadership and Democracy Empowerment
Geared towards strengthening the foundations of good governance, active citizenship & participation,
inter-ethnic dialogue and exchange, leadership development and education on democracy, the MILEAD Project has been instituted to play a key role in this vein.
Through this project young people are educated and empowered on relevant topics to enhance and deepen their understanding and appreciation of the areas of MILEAD.
As part of the project, Mentorship is made available for participants to guide them and assist with their personal development.
AFD shall strive to make MILEAD an going program and shall seek funding to expand the project in general or specifity.
Incessantly employers in the business sector have complained about the poor quality of graduates from the education sector and the mismatch of skills and jobs on the market; this worsens the general unemployment situation in the economy.
As an intervention to address the situation, AFD has instituted EC-Prep has part of its on-going programs. EC Prep comprises of an Education and Career Planning Seminar and an Education and Career Counseling.
AFD holds these seminars at various schools for young men and women through which participants are educated and empowered on the principles and guidelines for planning their career and education. Counseling sessions are also held for students to address their special concerns and to give them clear guidance as to how they can synchronize their education and career plans.
Post 2015 Campaign
AFD has been involved in the Post 2015 consultations and campaign as the global community seeks to set a new global development agenda after the MDGs.
The Post 2015 campaign is a key global initiative aimed at harnessing the efforts, commitments, resources of the global community towards renewed efforts at global development.
AFD has formed part of the process through the physical consultation, written submissions and online platforms. AFD was also part of the UNDP funded Post 2015 Localization consultations.
AFD has been collaborating with Joy TV in its Clean Communities campaign.
Funded by STAR-Ghana, the campaign is geared towards raising issue of sanitation and cleanliness in the country using the powerful platform of the media.
It also seeks to initiate conversations and explore solutions to address the sanitation challenges faced by communities in Ghana.