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  1. Strengthening transparency in aid: EU Aid Explorer

    The EU is the largest provider of external aid in the world. Article 210 of the Treaty for the Functioning of the EU foresees that the Union and its member states coordinate their policies on development cooperation and consult each other on their aid pro ...

    02 September 2015

  2. Does EU Aid make impact on food and nutrition security in the West African Sahel?

    30 Oct 2015 Participants to this scientific debate organised by the JRC will take a journey into a data mining exercise to discover the potential contribution of the EU aid to improving food security and nutrition status of millions of people in the West ...

    27 October 2015

  3. Exploring the new indicator Minimum Dietary Diversity-Women. Results from Burkina Faso.

    Improving the quality of women's diet is the best way to stop the inter-generational cycle of malnutrition. The Minimum Dietary Diversity Women is a global indicator recently endorsed to monitor nutrition sensitive actions and programs aimed at impro ...

    10 March 2016

  4. Index for Risk Management- INFORM

    INFORM http://www.inform-index.org/ Many different actors are involved in crisis prevention, preparedness and response – from Governments to international agencies, development partners, civil society and the private sector. Together, they will be more ef ...

    04 November 2015

  5. African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Countries Environmental Observatory

    ACP Observatory African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries Environmental Observatory The ACP Environmental Observatory brings together a broad range of data and information to support Commission services and stakeholders in the African, Caribbean and ...

    16 March 2015

  6. Global Crisis Atlas

    Global Crisis Atlas Global Crisis Atlas The Global Crisis Atlas is a service of the Commission that provides a catalogue of digital maps produced by its in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre, to meet the needs of the European External Action ...

    30 April 2014

  7. Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

    GDACS http://www.gdacs.org/alerts/ The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) is a web-based platform that in case of natural disasters, such as earthquakes, tsunamis, floods and cyclones, sends automatic alerts via e-mail, fax or SMS to th ...

    15 January 2015

  8. EU Aid Explorer- Information system for Transparent and Effective External Aid

    EU Aid Explorer https://euaidexplorer.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ The EU-Aid Explorer is a unique web tool that provides easy access to clear, complete and accurate data on development and humanitarian aid around the world. Maps and graphs are used to visualize whi ...

    15 January 2015

  9. Space for Development: the case of GMES and Africa

    06 Dec 2007 to 07 Dec 2007 Within the conference "Space and Development: the case of GMES and Africa" organized by the Portuguese Presidency in Lisbon on 6-7 December, the JRC is organizing on 6 December, in collaboration with the European Space ...

    30 April 2014

  10. Seminar on Vulnerability Mapping for Food Security

    05 Nov 2008 to 06 Nov 2008 This technical seminar is organized by the FOODSEC project of the JRC Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC), in the frame of an Administrative Arrangement for the provision of technical support to food ...

    30 April 2014

  11. European Development Days

    15 Nov 2008 to 17 Nov 2008 The third edition of the European Development Days will take place in Strasbourg (France) on November 15-17, 2008. Two of the three days of the event are dedicated to development professionals whilst one is opened to schools and ...

    30 April 2014

  12. European Development Days 2009

    22 Oct 2009 to 24 Oct 2009 Over 6 000 people participated in the 4th edition of the European Development Days which covered a wide range of pressing issues in global development. With 1 500 organisations from the development community coming together with ...

    30 April 2014

  13. 1st AMESD Forum

    01 Dec 2009 to 04 Dec 2009 The first AMESD (African Monitoring of the Environment for Sustainable Development) Forum will take place in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (1-4 Dec.’09) on the theme “Towards a Pan African Partnership and Networking for ...

    30 April 2014

  14. 3rd International Conference of Crisis Mappers: Mainstreaming Crisis Mapping?

    14 Nov 2011 to 15 Nov 2011 The ICT4Peace Foundation, the Swiss Confederation and the European Commission’s Joint Research Center are pleased to announce and invite you to participate at the 3rd International Conference of Crisis Mappers (ICCM) in Geneva o ...

    30 April 2014

  15. European Development Days: Climate Change and Development Cooperation

    07 Nov 2007 to 09 Nov 2007 The second edition of the European Development Days adresses "Climate Change and Development Cooperation". Roundtable discussions will focus on a variety of issues, such as: the vulnerability of developing countries; t ...

    30 April 2014

  16. New tool to increase transparency in humanitarian and development aid

    15 Apr 2014 The EU Aid Explorer is a one-stop-shop for aid information. This web tool has been developed by the JRC in close collaboration with Directorates General Development and Cooperation- EuropeAid and Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection ECHO. It ...

    15 April 2014

  17. EX-POST EVALUATION OF THE DIRECT ACTIONS OF THE JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE UNDER THE SEVENTH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMES 2007-2013

    The ex-post evaluation in this report provides the independent assessment requested in the Council Decisions concerning the specific programmes to be carried out by means of direct actions by the Joint Research Centre implementing the Seventh Framework Pr ...

    18 February 2016

  18. Easy access to external aid data with the EC web tool "EU Aid Explorer"

    27 Nov 2013 Launched today at the European Development Days in Brussels, EU Aid Explorer is a unique web tool that provides easy access to clear, complete and accurate data on development and humanitarian aid around the world. Maps and graphs are used to ...

    28 November 2013

  19. First post-typhoon damage assessment for Tacloban City (Philippines)

    11 Nov 2013 More than 700 residential buildings were completely destroyed and more than 1200 were damaged by the Haiyan typhoon in the Tacloban city alone (Philippines). This is the result of the first rapid damage assessment carried out soon after the ev ...

    12 November 2013

  20. RFID for improved mobility of visually impaired now also tested in Germany

    11 Sep 2013 JRC's SESAMONET (SEcure and SAfe MObility NETwork), a 'virtual path' based on an innovative application of RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology is being tested since yesterday at the Kassel Calden regional airport, G ...

    11 September 2013

  21. Enhanced energy research cooperation with West Africa

    29 May 2013 The JRC and the Centre for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency (ECREE) of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance collaboration at the occasion of the Vienna ...

    29 May 2013

  22. New Water Project Toolkit: a guide to sustainable water management

    13 Mar 2012 The JRC and EuropeAid (the European Commission's Directorate General for Development and Cooperation) have published a toolkit to improve water resources management in developing countries. It is available both as a report and an interact ...

    13 March 2012

  23. JRC at the European Development Days

    06 Dec 2010 The 5th edition of the European Development Days (EDD) opens today in Brussels. Sharing the EU stand in the Development Village, JRC scientists will showcase some concrete examples of how research and technology can support development policie ...

    06 December 2010

  24. New tool to measure rural poverty: robustness assessment by the JRC

    30 Mar 2010 Scientists at the JRC's Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC) carried out an independent analysis and provided recommendations for additional improvements to the United Nations' International Fund for Agricu ...

    30 March 2010

  25. Detecting food crises

    22 Feb 2010 Satellite observation is the key instrument that will allow to double in 2010 the number of countries monitored in real time for detecting first indications of adverse agricultural outcomes. The new Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) system ...

    19 February 2010