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Tuesday, 17 October 2017

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has admitted it needs to comprehensively reassess how global aid figures are measured amid criticism that the value of assistance given is overstated by billions of dollars each year.

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

The European Commission and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) will organize on 28th May 2013 an event for the launch of the report 'Sustainable Intensification: A New Paradigm for African Agriculture', which aims to provide a new framework for understanding sustainable intensification and offers practical approaches to achieving it.

Friday, 17 May 2013

Financial commitments and pledges of €3.25 billion have been announced by 108 countries and international organizations at the international donor conference 'Together for a new Mali', organised by the European Union and France, together with Mali, took place on 15th May in Brussels.

Thursday, 16 May 2013

The proposal to introduce a tax on financial transactions (FTT) – or Tobin tax – across a number of EU countries by January 2014 is under pressure as Italy wants fundamental changes to the plan and the UK has launched a legal challenge in the European Court of Justice.

The European Union and UNICEF have announced a programme in value of €30 million that will support Malawi in its efforts to reach the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) related to water and sanitation.

Somalia will receive €44 million from the European Union to further support its justice system and police force, Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs announced on 7th May, during the Somalia conference in London.

Wednesday, 08 May 2013

European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and six of his colleagues held a two-day meeting with the African Union Commission between 25 and 25 April  in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

UK Direct aid to South Africa will be stopped as of 2015, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced at a conference of African ministers and business leaders in London on April 30th.

Monday, 06 May 2013

East African livestock herders are using mobile phones to send early warnings of drought, part of a new effort to avert disasters like the one two years ago that required a massive EU humanitarian response.

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

The EU and the Economic and Monetary Union of West Africa (UEMOA) signed on 12 April a project funding agreement in value of EUR 20 million for supporting West Africa’s efforts in capacity building and harmonisation of practices in good economic governance, and improving the development and implementation of UEMOA and Economic Community of West African States
(ECOWAS) programmes in macroeconomics and public financial management.