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Monday, 20 November 2017

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.

Friday, 26 August 2011

After 5 days of intense, inspired and constructive exchange, Nyeleni Europe 2011, the European Forum for Food Sovereignty, closed yesterday. The Forum adopted the first European Declaration on Food Sovereignty. Over 400 delegates from European countries committed to strengthening their collective capacity to reclaiming community control over food system, to resisting the agro-industrial system and to expanding and consolidating a strong European movement for Food Sovereignty.

Thursday, 25 August 2011

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.

Friday, 19 August 2011

The problems arising from increasing urbanisation are at the heart of this year’s world water week taking placei n Stockholm from 21 to 27 August. Many presentations and discussions therefore focus on urban water management. Around 2,500 experts are expected to attend the conference.

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Up to now, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has provided aid to nearly 8 million people in the region in the past five weeks and is targeting 11.5 million out of more than 13 million people affected by the drought and famine, with governments and partners tending to the rest. It recently started a series of nine airlifts to Mombasa, Kenya, carrying a total of 800 tons of high-energy biscuits (HEBs), enough to feed 1.6 million people for a day. Looking beyond the immediate crisis, the FAO will host a high-level meeting in Rome on 18 August to agree on steps to spark a short-term agricultural recovery, such as cash for work for agricultural and water harvesting, seed distribution, vaccination and animal feeding, irrigation and food storage.

Tuesday, 16 August 2011

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.

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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.

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