The European Union allocated 13.7 million Euros (equivalent to 301 million birr) grant to improve conditions of life of farmers facing climate change effects [48 KB]
Commission welcomes opening of consultations with Guinea-Bissau due to failure to respect democratic principles
IP/11/110 Brussels, 31 January 2011 The Commission today welcomes the Council's decision to open consultations with Guinea-Bissau, following the Commission's proposal from 20 December 2010. This initiative is based on Article96 of the Cotonou Agreement ...
Commissioner Piebalgs to visit Ethiopia to discuss strengthened relationship and sign €13.7 million climate change project
IP/11/103 Brussels 28 January 2011 European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs will meet the Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi and other members of the national government in Addis Ababa on 31 January....
Commissioner Piebalgs at the African Union Summit to push for more stability in view of sustainable development
IP/11/104 Brussels, 28 January 2011 EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs will attend the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa on 30/31 January. Leaders will meet to discuss the theme of the summit - "Greater Unity and Integration through Shared ...