Climate change, disaster risk reduction and desertification

Climate change, disaster risk reduction and desertification

The Commission’s Director-General for International Cooperation and Development, Stefano Manservisi, arrives in Cuba today to co-chair the first EU-Cuba Sustainable Development Dialogue. The dialogue will take stock of the progress towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals in Cuba and the EU.
Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica is on an official visit to the Pacific Islands and Australia. The aim of the visit is to reconfirm the EU's commitment to the region and to strengthen dialogue, as well as to launch substantial development cooperation. He will meet with, amongst others, Fiji's Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Ms. Premila Kumar, the Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Ms. Premila Kumar and the Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Hon. 
The overall objective is to increase vulnerable Tanzanian communities' capacity to adapt to the adverse effects of climate change and contribute to poverty reduction in rural areas. The project intends to enhance environmental sustainability (including energy efficiency) and food security by strengthening management of natural resources at local level, contributing to gender equality and good governance.
To increase the capacity of vulnerable Malawian communities to adapt to adverse effects of climate change and contribute to poverty reduction in rural areas
The aim is to reduce emissions and increase people’s adaptation capacities, contributing to a greener, low-carbon, climate-resilient, equitable, sustainable and knowledge-based society.
The aim is to reduce emissions and increase people’s adaptation capacities, contributing to a greener, low carbon, climate-resilient, equitable, sustainable and knowledge-based society.
The EU supports agricultural research and contributes to the development of innovative solutions for smallholder farmers to improve their production and make it more sustainable and resilient.
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This project aspires to generate local spaces for training, participation and exchange to strengthen both municipal management and citizen capacity when facing the challenges of climate change. It promotes innovative environmental management initiatives that improve resilience.
The objectives pursued by the programme are to contribute to sustainable regional development by promoting economic growthand diversification through support to private sector development and decent job creaction, increased investment opportunities for econimic activities and support to the improvement of an enabling business and investment environment, as well as by promoting an integrated approach to the region's natural ressources and climate change impact.

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