The European Commission launched on April 27 in Brussels a strategy to help the 27 EU member states to “better prepare” for the impact of climate changes
The adopted documents aim to provide a coherent and improved coordination of the response to the impacts of climate change at local, regional, national and EU levels.
The EU member state Poland is an ideal partner in the development of the fisheries sector in Angola, Angola's Minister of Fisheries, Victória de Barros Netob declared on May 7, after a three day official visit of Poland's under Secretary State for foreign affairs, Beata Stelmach.
It would be "rather unwise" for Africa to grant preferential market access to Europe, and, instead of continuing to threaten with deadlines over the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPAs), the EU should rethink its strategy, Economist Paul Collier, Co-Director, Centre for the Study of African Economies said.
Germany wants to invest in Africa, German Foreign Affairs Minister Guido Westerwelle said at the end of last month, during a visit in South Africa, which was part of Germany’s strategic approach to seek opportunities on the continent (including in science and research).
Starting June, the first sustainable labeled tuna from Fiji – the Albacore tuna range – will be available on the European market. The tuna range has been accredited since December 2012 with the MSC certification - which gives retailers the certainty of the fishery’s sustainability credentials.