Southern Neighbourhood

Southern Neighbourhood

Kebbeh Dolo, a 21-year-old farmer in the Nyanta Community, which is located 50 kilometer from Gbarnga the Capital City of the County, is a vegetable farmer engaged with the production of bitter balls (garden eggs) and hot pepper. Through the LICSIP project she is now being trained in becoming a cocoa farmer. The photo depicts her amidst her seedlings.
Young female farmer Martha G. Kollie, 32 years old and a mother or 4 children, is one of the many farmers that are benefiting from the implementation of the Liberia Cocoa Sector Improvement Programme - LICSIP, funded by the European Union in Liberia and Solidaridad West Africa. The Programme is implemented by Solidaridad West Africa - Liberia.Martha, like several other farmers, has received improved cocoa seedlings, trainings on Best Management Practice for Cocoa and others.
The overall objective of this programme is to contribute to the strengthening of migrant protection and sustainable reintegration systems in North Africa. This programme will be implemented by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).
As part of the Commission’s Action Plan to support Italy from 4 July 2017, this programme, implemented by the Italian Ministry of Interior, will aim at stepping up activities in support of the Libyan Border and Coastguards in order to enhance their capacity to effectively manage the country’s borders. The programme will have a particular focus on the Southern regions of the country.
  The European Commission has defined concrete areas of investments for its External Investment Plan. The new plan will mobilise €44 billion of sustainable investment for Africa and the EU Neighbourhood countries. The European Commission singles out five areas of investment, so-called "investment windows", in which the first actions of the External Investment Plan (EIP) will be implemented. These investment areas are crucial for the sustainable development in countries in Africa and the EU Neighbourhood countries.
Brussels, October 2, 2017 – First report on the partnership between the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Arab States was released today in Brussels. Entitled “ Empowering people and building peaceful societies”, the report showcases results of the many initiatives carried out by the EU and UNDP, impacting the lives of millions of people across the region.
“Empowering people and building peaceful societies” is the first major publication about the cooperation between the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Arab States region. It describes the context, goals and added value of the partnership, takes stock of how it has made a difference in people’s lives across the region and discusses opportunities that can make joint EU–UNDP work even stronger in the coming years.
This document captures the intervention logic of the North of Africa Window of the European Union Emergency Trust Fund for stability and addressing root causes of irregular migration and displaced persons in Africa (i.e. 'Trust Fund') adopted in December 2016.
L’association IMADEL appuie la représentativité des femmes dans les instances élues territoriales de la région de Marrakech. Elle s’adresse aux femmes futures candidates, conseillères dont elle renforce les capacités. Son action consiste également à sensibiliser les femmes, décideurs et décideuses politiques, médias et grand public sur l’importance de la participation politique des femmes. Bénéficiaire de cet appui, Aicha nous fait le récit de son parcours et de sa rencontre avec IMADEL.
Fatema et Aziza, mamans célibataires, ont suivi une formation pour devenir animatrices de radio et comptent utiliser leurs nouvelles compétences au service du plaidoyer pour les droits des mères célibataires et de leurs enfants au Maroc.

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