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The Upgrading and Restructuring Industrial Programme (PRMN) and the Quality Infrastructure Programme in Central Africa (PIQAC) are funded by EU and implemented with the technical support of UNIDO. The infopoint will discuss the main achievements of the two programmes, lessons learned and how public and private authorities of Central Africa should collaborate
One Acre Fund distributes crucial farm inputs, like seed and fertilizer, on credit to smallholder farmers across rural East and Southern Africa with more than 800,000 clients today and plans to serve at least 1.2 million by 2020.
During his first official visit to the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica reconfirmed the EU's commitment to working with the country's government to support sustainable development, especially in rural areas. On this occasion, Commissioner Mimica also launched two new programmes
Today, the EU announced a €550 million pledge to The Global Fund during the G7 summit in Biarritz. The Fund is an international partnership to fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria around the world. Its work has already saved 27 million lives since it was created in 2002.
The EU and its Member States are the world’s biggest aid donor but which countries receive aid? From whom? And for what? The EU Aid Explorer has the answers! Launched earlier this year, it was presented on 11/09/2019 to members of the International Aid Transparency Initiative as they gather in Brussels.
The August edition of the JRC's Anomaly Hotspots of Agricultural Production (ASAP) assessment is now available.
PARIS21, in collaboration with Senegal’s Agence Nationale de Statistique et de la Démographie (ANSD), recently organised a joint workshop on PARIS21’s Advanced Data Planning Tool (ADAPT) and gender statistics project in Dakar, Senegal.
World Food Day is celebrated on October 16, 2019, and is calling for action across sectors to make sustainable healthy diets affordable and available to everyone. Up to 150 countries across the world join in on World Food Day, making it one of the most celebrated days in the UN calendar.