Asia

Asia

Stories

  • Global Climate Change Alliance support programme to Timor Leste

    Promote sustainable and climate sensitive livelihoods is one of GCCA-TL approaches to support farmers to cope with climate change effects

    Dragon Fruit is a short term income return fruit tree that has capacity to resist to moderate drought and soil salinity and with high demand on local market.
  • Global Climate Change Alliance support programme to Timor Leste

    Reforestation and agro forestry are two of the most relevant, sustainable and accepted approaches to increase resilience in front of Climate Change

    GCCA-TL seeks to improve the capacity of vulnerable communities to cope with Climate Change effects through the sustainable management of their natural resources and improvement on their livelihood

EU cooperation with Asia, a region of diverse incomes, is at country and regional levels. The bulk of EU funding is allocated to assist sustainable development of the poorest countries including Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia and Myanmar/Burma.

The EU is supporting trade liberalisation and integration spearheaded by regional organisations. In areas such as the environment, energy, climate change and higher education, cooperation with the EU is spreading know-how and informing policies region-wide. Assistance to those uprooted and displaced by natural disasters or conflict are other areas of EU support.