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Wednesday, 18 October 2017

The 23rd Briefing will be held on 15th June 2011 and focus on Nutrition and Agriculture. It will  discuss the key challenges and opportunities for achieving nutrition security, especially in the context of ACP countries, and the policies and actions to improve the linkages between agriculture and nutrition in future. Besides the European Commission (DG DEVCO), the ACP Secretariat and Concord, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) based in Washington will join us as co-organiser.

European Parliament
-30 May: Committee Meetings in the European Parliament
Council of Ministers
-30/31 May: Agricultural and Fisheries Council (informal)
European Commission
-31 May/1 June: Annual meeting of the colleges of EU and African Union
-1 June: Weekly meeting of the college
ACP Group of States
-36th Session of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers

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Elijah Phiri is a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Soil Science at the University of Zambia. He is also a team leader at the Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP) undertaken by the New Partnership for the African Development (NEPAD) of the African Union (AU). In an interview after CTA’s Brussels Briefing on the Water we eat, Mr Phiri talked about physical and economic water scarcity and told us how to maximise water productivity in agriculture

Papua New Guinea (PNG) has a plan to become a leading global fish processor by attracting business and jobs that have gone to other Asian canneries. PNG's National Fishery Authority Managing Director Sylvester Pokajam is committed to improving the country’s standing in the fish processing sector.

The amounts, channelled by EuropeAid through UN organisations, are substantial, in the region of 4000 million euro for the five year period from 2005 to 2009. This audit is the second part of the two phase audit. The first audit dealt with monitoring and decision making and concluded that the monitoring process should be more thorough, with increased focus on results, and that all decisions to work through the UN should be clearly evidenced. These conclusions were published in Special Report 15/2009 of January 2010.

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