Video guest: Josephine Mwangi

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Monday, 23 July 2018

The 20th Brussels Development Briefing will be on 'Financing agriculture' and will take place on the 15th of  September 2010. As an input to the UN Summit on MDGs to be held in New York on 22-26 September 2010, we will discuss issues related  to financing development in the context of agriculture and rural development. This will include issue such as Aid and ODA, taxation (Domestic tax revenues), private investment (new donors), revenue generation. Speakers include: Centre for Environmental Policy at  Imperial College in London, the  Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa in the US, CONCORD, OECD, African Development Bank, Caribbean Development Bank, YARA, African regional framers organizations.

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Land is an asset of enormous importance for billions of rural dwellers in the developing world, and especially in ACP countries. The nature of property rights and their degree of security vary greatly, depending on competition for land, the degree of market penetration and the broader institutional and political context.

European Parliament (Brussels) :
-13st September : President of ECOFIN present the priorities of the Belgian Presidency  

EU Presidency:
-13th September (Brussels): General Affairs Council
-13th September (Brussels): Foreign Affairs Council
-15th-16th September (Antwerpen): Informal Council Transport
- 16th September (Brussels):  European Council

ACP Secretariat (Brussels):
-14th September: Committee of Ambassadors

For more information please consult the calendar on our webpage

Our video guest this week is Dr. James Kisia. He is the Deputy Secretary General of the Red Cross in Kenya. On the occasion of his visit to Brussels, Dr. Kisia gave us an interview where he explained the work of the Red Cross in Kenya, the link between health and agriculture and the actions undertaken to win the fight against malaria.

Friday, 10 September 2010

The bargaining positions of all players in the human food chain must be rebalanced, and fair competition enforced by law, to ensure fair returns to farmers and price transparency to consumers, says Parliament in a resolution voted on Tuesday.

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