In his remarks [at the signing ceremony] the Aga Khan noted that a distinguishing feature of the AKDN was its overriding emphasis on “investing in human capacities.” He mentioned themes that the Network had identified in Mozambique: human resource development, the economics of rural populations and the need to access resources and technologies for economic diversification within the private sector.

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AKDN Press Release

Speaking at the signing ceremony, President Chissano explained that the Government hoped to ensure that the AKDN was presented with projects that had sound development potential.

In his remarks the Aga Khan noted that a distinguishing feature of the AKDN was its overriding emphasis on “investing in human capacities.” He mentioned themes that the Network had identified in Mozambique: human resource development, the economics of rural populations and the need to access resources and technologies for economic diversification within the private sector.

The Ismaili

The new notions of free enterprise, of creating wealth, these are sound notions but they should be followed within the ethic of our faith…. The question is, not only what have I achieved, the question is what have I helped others to achieve? That is the notion of social conscience in Islam.

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