Environment and green economy

Environment and green economy

Illegal wildlife trade is the fourth largest global criminal market after illicit drugs, counterfeit goods and human trafficking. The Cross-Regional Wildlife Conservation in Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean project is, among other, working to support anti-trafficking efforts throughout the region.
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 project aims to work on good practices, from a broad environment that brings together sectors of civil society, local authorities and private sectors for the detection and monitoring of environmental violations in several municipalities of Paraguay. In addition, the project will contribute to the installation of capacities and new technologies in the municipalities as well as to the production of information that could serve the citizenship for their empowerment in this context.
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.
Commission Implementing Decision on the Annual Action Programme 2018 (part III) for Environment and Climate Change under the Global Public Goods and Challenges Thematic Programme.
  How green can you make your winter?Think green, buy green, live green and show us with your creative photos!
Rules for the Winter competition #MyGreenWinter running from 11 December 2018 to 18 January 2019 (Note: Deadline extended from 08 January 2019 to 18 January 2019).
The objectives pursued by the programme are to contribute to sustainable regional development by promoting economic growth and diversification through support to private sector development and decent job creaction, increased investment opportunities for ecinomic 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 resources and climate change impact.
Mozambique is the only country in Africa considered to be at high risk from both floods, ciclones and drought. The objective of the programme was to support the Government of Mozambique to mainstream climate change into policies and strategies and to adapt to climate change impact. The programme was based on an effective alliance among EU Global Climate Change Alliance inititative and EU Member States (DK & IE). Budget: €47 million (GCCA: €15.2m incl. €5m FSF from Ireland, DANIDA: €31.5m, Govt of Mozambique: €0.3m)  

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