European Development Fund (EDF)

European Development Fund (EDF)

Through SoSuRe (Social Support for Resilience), the EU is engaged in reducing poverty and enhancing resilience among the most vulnerable households in Malawi. SoSuRe provides funding for social cash transfers targeting ultrapoor households with very limited labour capacity. It also invests in strengthening national social protection systems in Malawi for enhanced support to social protection beneficiaries, sustainable financing of social protection services and more effective responses to shocks.
Commission Decision concerning an individual measure for the Central Africa region to be financed under the 11th European Development Fund
The Overall Objective of the Action targets the specific objective of the Call for Proposals ‘to increase sanitation coverage through basic sanitation infrastructure and hygiene promotion projects, focusing on the most vulnerable and needy in poor peri-urban and urban areas, promoting behaviour change by participatory methods, and leading to improvements in health, human dignity, environment sustainability, education and socio-economic development' and reads as follows: "To increase safe access to sustainably improved ecological sanitation systems in schools in peri-urban and urban areas of
In Lesotho the structures for governance of public institutions exist but they do not have the capacity and environment to exercise their functions fully. Citizens, especially in rural areas, find it difficult to know what their rights are and where to voice their needs. The population is neither sufficiently informed nor strategically organised to exercise its civic rights. The constitution entrenches the right of citizens to participate in public affairs but is basically only applied at times of elections.
Since 2018, the EU supports the Sub Regional Fisheries Commission in organising join campaigns at sea to control fishing vessels and fight illegal fishing.
The EU funded programme for improved regional fisheries governance in Western Africa (PESCAO) aims at enhancing the contribution of fisheries resources to sustainable development, food security and poverty alleviation in West Africa. This programme has 3 components:
The 190 km stretch of very poor road between Mocuba and Milange (border with Malawi) seriously hampered trade in the region as well as trading from Malawi to Mocuba and further.
The action entitled "Budget support for the digital strategy of the Territory of Wallis and Futuna" has been modified by changing the way in which the technical assistance is implemented from indirect to direct management.
The Nigeria Energy Support Programme II has the overall objective of contributing to Nigeria's economic and social development through a better access to reliable and sustainable energy.
Laboratories appeared at the beginning of the twentieth century in Haiti. But, like the country's health system, this sector has had its ups and downs. Availability and access to quality laboratory services are still major challenges for the country.

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