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[CTA - Brussels Office Newsletter N° 285]
Subject: [CTA - Brussels Office Newsletter N° 285]
Send date: 2011-08-12 16:17:42
Issue #: 101
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Bulletin CTA
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This weblog shares information on key ACP-EU programmes and events
from Brussels relevant to agriculture and rural development in ACP countries.


Date : [DATE]
CTA Brussels Newsletter

 

Main events in the week
  1. Brussels Briefing: Major drivers for rural transformation in Africa
  2. Three new categories in CTA Brussels Newsletter
  3. Our video guest: Bibi Giyose, NEPAD
  4. Greece will help Zimbabwe in sanctions fight
  5. Dirk Niebel presents BMZ strategy on development policy
  6. Key deadline looms in EPA talks for SADC
  7. Tonga Minister welcomes Pacific EPA progress
  8. JRC reports highlight severity of the drought in the Horn of Africa
  9. ACP, voice of the world’s poor, shunned in global governance
  10. Dominican Republic: $770 million for wind farms
  11. EU supports public service in Sierra Leone
  12. EU-funded weather index project takes off in Africa
  13. Nigeria: Oil Spills - Shell to Pay $410m to Ogoniland
  14. Catherine Ashton appoints 25 new heads of EU delegations
  15. Mauritius sugar production 7.1% lower than expected
  16. EU funds new research project to respond to epidemic threats like E.coli
  17. EU–27 trade in goods with ACP countries
  18. Final Call for Papers – JOSPA Volume 15, 2011
  19. Helping Somalia recover: Commission to invest extra €175 million


  1. Brussels Briefing: Major drivers for rural transformation in Africa
    2011-08-12
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : Rural development, Archive, Environment

    The next Brussels Development Briefing will be held on the 14 September 2011 and will be organised in partnership with the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency. We will discuss the main challenges involved in rural transformation processes by sharing different perspectives on rural transformation processes across continents. We will then focus on rural employment and rural labour markets needed to create growth and economic development. Among confirmed speakers are CEO of NEPAD, Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, Prof. Peter Hazell from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London, Paul Dorosh from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Dr Dyborn Chibonga, CEO of NASFAM (Malawi), Paul Barera from the Rwanda Telecentre Network (RTN). We will also have experiences from Asia and Latin America presented.

    To learn more about the Briefing, please visit http://brusselsbriefings.net or sign up for automatic Brussels Briefings email alerts.


    Link Read more
    Link Subscribe to Briefing email alerts
    Link CTA Policy Briefs


  2. Three new categories in CTA Brussels Newsletter
    2011-08-12
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : ACP-EU Trade, Rural development, Aid effectiveness, Environment, Archive, Regional Fisheries, Food Security, Food Policy, ACP-EU Policy

    With today’s newsletter, the CTA Brussels blog introduces three new categories: Food Policy, ACP-EU Policy and Humanitarian Aid. If you would like to receive only news in certain categories, you have the possibility to edit your email subscription by clicking on the link ‘Change Your Subscription’ at the end of the newsletter. You will then be invited to choose the thematic categories you like.  New subscribers can edit the choice of categories after their subscription. By default, new subscribers will receive the entire newsletter and are free to change it manually. You can also read our newspaper “CTA Brussels Daily” (fed by our Twitter account), follow our Facebook group CTABrussels and our Twitter account CTABrussels to receive up-to-date information on EU-ACP events.




  3. Our video guest: Bibi Giyose, NEPAD
    2011-08-12
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : Rural development, Food Security, Food Policy

    Boitshepo "Bibi" Giyose was appointed in July 2005 as Senior Advisor in Food and Nutrition Security to the African Union’s New Partnership for Africa’s Development (AU/NEPAD). Before joining NEPAD she worked for the UNDP/UNAIDS Botswana. In our interview during the Brussels Briefing on ACP Nutrition Security, she speaks about the actions and obligations of regional actors for fighting malnutrition.


    Link Watch the video
    Link NEPAD
    Link Briefing Nutrition security in ACP countries


  4. Greece will help Zimbabwe in sanctions fight
    2011-08-12
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : ACP-EU Policy

    The new Greek Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Mr Christos Salamanis, said he hoped to be part of the solution to solve the impasse between Zimbabwe and the European Union during his tour of duty.

    Ambassador Salamanis said this soon after paying a courtesy call on Acting President Joice Mujuru at her Munhumutapa Offices. Responding to journalists on his stance on the illegal sanctions, Ambassador Salamanis said: "I hope to be a solution to that during my stay but as you know it is a matter that concerns the whole European Union."

    Greece is among some of the progressive EU nations that are said to be against the illegal sanctions according to diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks. The others include Spain, Italy, Portugal and Germany.

    Source: AllAfrica/The Herald


    Link Read more
    Link Is Zimbabwe’s farm sector really a basket case?
    Link EU to lift ban on Zimbabwe's blood diamonds?


  5. Dirk Niebel presents BMZ strategy on development policy
    2011-08-12
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : ACP-EU Policy

    In Berlin, Dirk Nie­bel, Ger­man Federal Mi­nis­ter for Eco­nom­ic Co­op­e­ra­tion and De­vel­op­ment, pre­sented the BMZ's new strat­e­gy on de­vel­op­ment pol­i­cy. The paper out­lines the gui­ding prin­ciples for Ger­many's de­vel­op­ment cooperation.

    Dirk Niebel said: "This is the first time that we put down on paper in detail which ideas are to guide us in designing our de­vel­op­ment pol­i­cy over the next few years. How­ever, our work will not end with the pre­sent­a­tion of the strat­e­gy. We will pur­sue an open and trans­par­ent pro­cess in which we will con­fidently approach the public and en­courage debate about the strat­e­gy. When I say public, I mean our par­lia­ment and civil society, our im­ple­menting agen­cies, poli­tical foun­da­tions, and churches, but also the general public, who will be able to parti­ci­pate, among other things, on the basis of an on­line plat­form. I look forward to a fruit­ful exchange over the next two months. The input we receive in the course of that process will inform our further efforts to specify the strategy's ideas in greater detail." […]

    The strategy is entitled Minds for Change – Chancen schaffen. Enhancing Opportunities – Zukunft entwickeln. "If you want to shape the future, you need to be able to 'think change' and go for innovation," Dirk Niebel said. The strategy centres around people and focuses on fighting the causes of pov­erty. The idea is to em­pow­er people in de­vel­op­ing coun­tries in such a way that they are able to take control of their own future. That is why human rights and good gov­er­nance are key themes in the strategy. Other focal aspects are edu­ca­tion, which is key to over­coming poverty, and eco­nom­ic de­vel­op­ment. Dirk Niebel said, "Entrepre­neurship creates jobs and tax revenue, and inclusive growth leads to sustainable de­vel­op­ment. Gov­ern­ment efforts alone cannot bring that about."

    Source: BMZ


    Link Read more
    Link Read the strategy [PDF]
    Link German response to hunger in East Africa


  6. Key deadline looms in EPA talks for SADC
    2011-08-12
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : ACP-EU Trade

    A market access regulation giving SADC states, including Botswana, duty and quota-free access to the European Union is expected to elapse soon, potentially squeezing the affected states out of the world's biggest market for beef, minerals, textiles and other products, BusinessWeek has learnt.

    However, Botswana will fall back on a 2009 interim Economic Partnership Agreement (iEPA) it signed with the EU, which will limit the potentially devastating effects of losing the EU market. It was revealed this week that the market access regulation, drafted and made available to the African states by the EU in January 2008, could expire within two years, leaving several countries in the cold. The regulation's expiry is linked to the "inordinate delay" in the finalisation of a comprehensive EPA between the EU and SADC states.

    The EU's outgoing Head of Section (Politics, Trade, Press and Information), Lena Sund, told BusinessWeek the regulation was a transitory arrangement put in place while a full agreement was being worked out. "The regulation is a bridging facility put in place between the Cotonou Agreement and the iEPA," Sund explained. "It is what allowed Botswana and other countries duty and quota-free access to the EU. […]

    It is understood high-level European Commission discussions on termination of the market access regulation are directly influenced by the dimming prospects for an early finalisation of a full EPA. On the state of play, Sund said current negotiations were focussed on tariff issues between the EU and South Africa which, once resolved, would allow for other SADC members to re-start the end-game towards a full EPA.

    Source: Mmegi Online


    Link Read more
    Link EU cooperation with Botswana
    Link South Africa trade with EU


  7. Tonga Minister welcomes Pacific EPA progress
    2011-08-12
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : ACP-EU Trade, Environment, Regional Fisheries

    The Pacific is progressing steadily towards negotiating a comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU). “I am pleased to say that as your Lead Spokesperson on the Pacific ACP-EU Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations, we have made very good progress since we last met,” said Tonga’s Minister for Trade and Labour, Commerce and Industries, Honourable Lisiate ‘Akolo. […]

    The meeting of PACP Joint Fisheries and Trade Ministers seeks to consider various fisheries-related issues arising out of PACP-EU EPA negotiations. Fisheries issues are one of the key contentious issues for the Pacific region in its negotiations with the EU. “These issues must be dealt with if we are to take the negotiations forward,” said Minister ‘Akolo. “The work set before Ministers will enable the Pacific to secure a meaningful comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, one that brings substantial development benefits to our communities and which will set a firm foundation for our future economic wellbeing.”

    As Lead Spokesperson on the Pacific ACP-EU Economic Partnership negotiations, Minister ‘Akolo plays a key role in communicating the region’s interests to the EU on EPA negotiations and reporting back to PACP Ministers accordingly. The European Union has been negotiating Economic Partnership Agreements with the African, Caribbean and Pacific States since September 2002. The Pacific has been working on these negotiations for over six years, and is seeking a successful conclusion of negotiations by the end of 2011.

    Pacific ACP Trade Ministers convene in the aftermath of the Joint Fisheries and Trade Ministers’ Meeting to deliberate on a way forward for EPA negotiations with the EU. Pacific ACP States include all Forum Island Countries: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

    Source: Pacific Forum Secretariat


    Link Read more
    Link Fisheries remain key to Pacific trade negotiations
    Link Pacific deal boosts tuna export to EU


  8. JRC reports highlight severity of the drought in the Horn of Africa
    2011-08-11
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : ACP-EU Trade, Environment, Food Security, Archive

    Two special reports published by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) highlight that the current drought in the Greater Horn of Africa is creating the most serious food insecurity situation in the world. The Drought Bulletin for the Greater Horn of Africa and a Special issue of the Food Security Bulletin show a preliminary analysis of the severe drought which is causing a famine in Southern Somalia.he severe impact of the drought affecting the Horn of Africa is due to several factors. A first factor is the shortage of rain over the past 12 months, comparable only to droughts in 1992, 1994 and 2000-2001. A second factor are poor crop harvests linked to the failure of the two previous rainy seasons (October-December 2010 and March-May 2011), in an area where local food production is completely dependent on the rainfall. Further factors are an unstable political situation and fighting, which has caused the a temporary stop of humanitarian aid in some areas, and an increase in food prices.

    The most affected territories are the ones between southern Somalia, southern Ethiopia, eastern Kenya, and north-eastern Tanzania. The JRC reports warn that if this situation continues, it could eventually lead to further drought-related problems in these areas in the near future. A large area is also under threat between South Sudan, southern Sudan and western Ethiopia. The JRC will continue its monitoring to assess the situation in the upcoming months.

    Source: European Commission (JRC)


    Link Read more
    Link Read the Food Security Bulletin
    Link AU: developments in Mogadishu an improvement


  9. ACP, voice of the world’s poor, shunned in global governance
    2011-08-11
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : ACP-EU Trade, ACP-EU Policy

    Although the ACP Group of States with its 79 members represents a large part of the world’s poor, the group is under-represented in global institutions, says Dr Mirjam van Reisen, professor at Tilburg University. While the future of the ACP Group after 2020 is all but certain, individual ACP countries are increasingly cooperating with China, India and Brazil to gain independence from their traditional partners. China, which has the biggest number of joint ventures with African countries, does not impose democracy and human rights in the same way as the European Union, favouring a policy of “no charity, no conditions”.

    Van Reisen suggests that the ACP Group could “further expand its influence at the international level by demanding a political voice in the G-20”, where the BRICs have secured a privileged position. So far, the ACP Group can only voice its opinions through South Africa, both a member of the ACP Group and the G-20.

    Source: CTA/thebrokeronline.eu


    Link Read more
    Link ACP Group of States
    Link Cotonou Agreement


  10. Dominican Republic: $770 million for wind farms
    2011-08-11
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : ACP-EU Trade, Environment, Archive

    The Dominican Republic plans to install $770 million worth of wind facilities until 2015. To entice wind developers to invest their money in the Dominican Republic, the government is proposing more than double the electricity price charged in other Latin American countries such as Argentina, Brazil or Peru. Two European companies are in the Dominican focus as well: Gamensa Corp Tecnologica SA, Europe’s second largest wind-turbine maker, and Grupo Inveravante from Spain will join the construction process.

    If successful, the Dominican Republic “would be beating lower-tier EU countries,” said Fraser Johnston, an analyst at Bloomberg New Energy Finance. By connecting 350 megawatts worth of wind farms to the grid within four years would dwarf efforts by Poland (270 megawatts in six years) and Bulgaria (343 megawatts in seven years). The Dominican government wants to obtain 25 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, up from currently 12 percent. The EU itself has committed itself to a share of 20 percent from renewable energy sources by 2020.

    Source: CTA/Bloomberg


    Link Read more
    Link st wind energy park to operate in 2011
    Link EU cooperation with the Dominican Republic


  11. EU supports public service in Sierra Leone
    2011-08-11
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : Environment, ACP-EU Policy

    Decades of weak and even deteriorating performance of the public service in Sierra Leone have held economic development back, said the European Union. The European Commission is now planning to help the West African country: Over the period 2008-2013, 254 million Euros ($A345 million) are earmarked to make public service more transparent, accountable and performance-oriented. It also aims to make environmental governance a priority and to ensure that the implementation of core government functions will be coherent between the national and local level. The EU’s long-term goal is to make Sierra Leone’s public services more professional and financially sustainable.

    Source: CTA/PSnews.com.au


    Link Read more
    Link Statehouse of Sierra Leone
    Link Sierra Leone: training on EU trade agreement


  12. EU-funded weather index project takes off in Africa
    2011-08-10
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : Environment

    This week, the Kenya College of Insurance in collaboration with the World Bank and the European Union’s All ACP Agricultural Commodities Programme (AAACP) started the Weather Index Capacity Building Programme. The aim is to equip insurers with knowledge and skills on how to develop weather indexed crop insurance products. The trainings will be conducted in Burundi, Malawi, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

    Weather Index insurance is insurance that is linked to an index, such as rainfall, temperature, humidity or crop yields, rather than actual loss. This approach solves some of the problems that limit the application of traditional crop insurance in rural parts of developing countries. An example of index insurance and the most common application in developing countries so far, is the use of an index of rainfall totals to insure against drought related crop loss. Payouts occur when rainfall totals over an agreed period are below an agreed threshold that can be expected to result in crop loss. […]

    As shortage of rainfall ravages the Horn of Africa region with devastating effect on the food security situation, the insurance industry is digging in to offer a long term solution that could see the region remain food sufficient even when rainfall fails. The solution is in the form of agriculture insurance. The aim is to encourage innovation around weather related agriculture insurance to help farmers face the risk of rainfall shortage that affects yields and lead to loss of income and food shortage.

    Source: Coastweek


    Link Read more
    Link Kenya College of Insurance
    Link All ACP Agricultural Commodities Programme


  13. Nigeria: Oil Spills - Shell to Pay $410m to Ogoniland
    2011-08-10
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : ACP-EU Trade, Environment

    In the first case of its kind, a British high court sitting in London has ordered oil major, Royal Dutch Shell to pay compensation of potentially more than £250m ($410m) to the Bodo community of Rivers State, after the Anglo-Dutch oil group admitted liability for two spills around the community, following a class-action lawsuit brought in England by the Niger Delta community.

    Martyn Day of the London-based law firm Leigh Day & Co. represented the Bodo Community and brought the legal claim for damages against Royal Dutch Shell plc. (RDS) and its subsidiary, Shell Petroleum Development Company (Nigeria) ltd. (SPDC).

    It was the first time the companies faced claims in England for damages resulting from their operations in Nigeria. The lawsuit was filed in England in April this year over two oil leaks in 2008 and 2009 that caused devastating damage to the environment and the waterways in particular to the fishing community of Bodo.

    Source: AllAfrica/Leadership Nigeria


    Link Read more
    Link Local Shell director deplores the spill [FR]
    Link Nigeria: EU gives €40m for water and sanitation


  14. Catherine Ashton appoints 25 new heads of EU delegations
    2011-08-09
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : ACP-EU Policy

    Catherine Ashton, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission, announced today her intention to appoint 25 new Heads of the European Union Delegations around the world. These appointments are part of the 2011 rotation of heads of delegation and include 16 candidates from Member States diplomatic services, 7 from the EEAS and 2 from the European Commission. Among others, Gary Quince, the current head of the department Sustainable Growth and Development at the DG Devco (European Commission) is set to become the new head of the EU mission to Ethiopia and the African Union.

    "For the second year I have been impressed by the quality of candidates for these important posts in the External Action Service. The opportunity to represent the EU in the world continues to attract the brightest and best diplomats, which is good news for a service whose success depends on the quality of its people.” […]

    With these appointments, 45 of the 149 management positions in EU delegations will be held by diplomats on secondment from national Foreign Ministries. This means that in the second year of recruitment from the three Treaty sources, 30% of management posts will be occupied by national diplomats, which is very close to the 1/3 target.

    Source: European Commission


    Link Read more
    Link Ashton appoints three new directors in EEAS
    Link EU Delegation to Ethiopia


  15. Mauritius sugar production 7.1% lower than expected
    2011-08-09
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : ACP-EU Trade

    Due to poor weather conditions, Mauritius has been forced to correct its sugar production forecast for 2011 by 7.1 percent. The government expects a weak harvest with a mere 390,000 tons of sugar as opposed to 420,000 in prior predictions, said Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam. Overall, sugar makes up 1.2 percent of Mauritius’ GDP. After a WTO verdict, the EU had to cut its guaranteed price policy for sugar exporting ACP countries by 36%, prompting Mauritius to focus more strongly on the export of value-added sugar.

    Source: CTA/Reuters


    Link Read more
    Link Mauritius government website
    Link EU Delegation to Mauritius


  16. EU funds new research project to respond to epidemic threats like E.coli
    2011-08-09
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : Food Security, Archive

    The European Commission has decided to allocate an additional €12 million from the EU's Research Framework Programme to reinforce Europe's capacity for tackling pathogens like the virulent Escherichia coli (E.coli) bacteria that recently infected close to 4,000 people in Europe and killed 46. This autumn, a cross-border consortium called ANTIGONE will start work on research aimed at getting as full a scientific picture as possible of the new E. coli strain – to which approximately €2.1 million will be specifically dedicated - and of a range of other virulent pathogens that could pose a threat to human health. By better understanding these pathogens, scientists can go on to develop ways to tackle them - the research will focus on ways to prevent future epidemics and deal with new outbreaks. The consortium will work in close collaboration with another project selected for funding earlier, PREDEMICS. [...]

    ANTIGONE – ANTIcipating the Global Onset of Novel Epidemics, is currently scheduled to involve 14 partners from seven countries. The project will gather specific expertise on a broad range of viruses and bacteria, including Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC). ANTIGONE will build the knowledge and gather the resources to help identify, study, prevent and counteract unexpected new epidemic threats. In particular, the project aims to identify the factors that make viral and bacterial pathogens from animals prone to cross the species barrier and be transmitted among people. When new and unknown diseases emerge, ANTIGONE will be able to perform and coordinate analysis of the bacteria or viruses involved and of the epidemiology of the disease concerned and the way it is transmitted. The project will also try to identify possible ways of eradicating disease and draw lessons that may help prevent threats in the future.

    Source: European Commission


    Link Read more
    Link Commission: Food Safety
    Link European Food Safety Authority


  17. EU–27 trade in goods with ACP countries
    2011-08-09
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : ACP-EU Trade

    In 2010, the overall trade in goods (the sum of imports and exports) between the EU and the ACP countries was valued at EUR 133 billion. This was a rise of 20 % compared with 2009 but failed to regain the value recorded in 2008. The growth was evenly shared between imports and exports. The trade deficit, which had persisted for nearly a decade, turned into a trade surplus in 2009 and continued in 2010 (EUR 3.8 billion). South Africa continues to be the most important trading partner among ACP countries accounting for more than a quarter in terms of EU-27 imports and exports. Nigeria and Angola follow in second and third places, although together they account for lower trade values than South Africa. The EU has now made comprehensive data available in a publication.

    Source: European Commission


    Link Read more
    Link South Africa trade with EU
    Link ACP-EU Trade


  18. Final Call for Papers – JOSPA Volume 15, 2011
    2011-08-09
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : Rural development

    The Journal of South Pacific Agriculture (JOSPA) invites interested authors to submit research work or other related papers to be published in Volume 15, 2011. Submissions for publication will be considered, on priority basis, in the following areas:

    • Original high-quality research papers of relevance to agriculture in the South Pacific region.
    • Review papers on topics of relevance to agriculture in the South Pacific region.
    • General papers based on agricultural research carried out in the South Pacific region and aimed at extension workers and agricultural teachers/trainers in the region.
    • Short communications of relevance to agriculture in the South Pacific region.

    Research papers on the processing of agricultural produce, floriculture, and other agro-allied topics that can contribute to sustainable livelihoods for people in the Pacific Islands will also be considered. Interested authors should send their papers electronically to ebenebe_ad@samoa.usp.ac.fj or uspireta@samoa.usp.ac.fj. Prospective authors should refer to the guide for authors in the most recent issue of JOSPA (Volume 14, 2010) at www.usp.ac.fj/ireta. The guide is also available by email upon request to the Managing Editor (ebenebe_ad@samoa.usp.ac.fj). The deadline for submission of manuscripts for Volume 15, 2011, is August 31, 2011.

    Source: IRETA


    Link Read more
    Link EU Delegation to the Pacific


  19. Helping Somalia recover: Commission to invest extra €175 million
    2011-08-08
    NEWSLETTER_CATEGORIES : Rural development, Aid effectiveness, Food Security, Archive

    Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Development announced the decision to step up Europe's long-term commitment to Somalia with an extra €175 million in development assistance. The funds will flow into Somaliland, Puntland and other regions where viable security conditions and minimum levels of governance have already been established, as well as in Central Somalia, where stability is improving and the conditions allow for development assistance to make a difference.

    Commissioner Piebalgs, who travelled to Somaliland less than a month ago, reiterated his conviction that development assistance can provide sustainable solutions because it tackles the root causes of protracted crisis. The Commissioner said: "Somalia is going through a severe humanitarian crisis. Drought is the immediate reason for this, but the root causes lie in the deeper structural problems of this fragile state. With this new funding we will contribute to strengthening institutions and will invest in better infrastructure, food security and education. We trust that our long-lasting commitment will help Somalia move toward inclusive and sustainable economic development and stability. Its long-suffering people deserve no less."

    The new aid package adds up to the ongoing five-year support envelope for Somalia of €212 million (between 2008 and 2013); bringing to €387 million the total allocation for the country under 10th European Development Fund.

    Source: European Commission


    Link Read more
    Link Horn of Africa – EU development work in the region
    Link 48h of action against the famine crisis



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