Quelques équipements et personnels de la compagnie GARSI Mauritanie
NEWS | 16 November 2018

Les unités GARSI à l'honneur pour le jour de l'Indépendance en Mauritanie

Financé par l’Union Européenne, dans le cadre du Fonds Fiduciaire d’urgence pour l’Afrique (FFU), le Groupe d’Action Rapide Surveillance et Intervention (GAR-SI) – Mauritanie est une unité de 130 hommes (niveau compagnie) articulée en 3 sections et un groupe de commandement et d’appui. Sa mission est de contribuer à la...

Femmes de la commune de Kantché en train de pomper de l'eau potable
NEWS | 14 November 2018

Valletta priorities: EU and Africa partnership helps migrants and refugees

The Joint Valletta Action Plan, adopted by European and African leaders at the Migration Summit in 2015, framed the decision to respond together to migration into five priority domains. Since then common work has mobilised more than EUR 11.7 bn for more than 1,200 projects and policies.

High Representative /...

NEWS | 08 November 2018

Six young Libyan entrepreneurs receive grants to develop their business ideas

Tunis, 8/11/2018 - The European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Tatweer Research, today jointly announced a 400,000 LYD grant to support six Libyan startups two of them run by women.

The grants are part of the Impact Fund programme, an initiative led by Tatweer...

NEWS | 06 November 2018

Susan joined the Kalobeyei traders programme that is building business skills and creating new opportunities for communities hosting refugees in Kenya

Susan Amekwi has just completed distributing highly nutritious flour to refugee families in Village 2 of Kalobeyei settlement in northern Kenya. She is a trader, one of 17 Kenyan host community traders contracted by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Kalobeyei, with the support of the EU Trust...

NEWS | 06 November 2018

"I learned that I can work hard in my own country and be successful" - after four years in Libya, Shukrya is now rebuilding her life back home in Ethiopia

 “One of my main goals when I decided to migrate was the opportunity to change my life and that of my family,” twenty-seven-year-old Shukrya says. “However, once you leave your country, things are not as you imagined them to be. And, in my case, nothing turned out as planned.”


NEWS | 05 November 2018

East and Horn of Africa boarder agencies boost cooperation: joint patrols, more border crossing points and exchange of best practices

The East and Horn of Africa borders are some of the busiest in the world, as they cut across key migration routes to Europe and the Gulf countries. With different national priorities, cooperation is not always easy. Last week, border authorities from Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda...

NEWS | 31 October 2018

Appel à Manifestation d’Intérêt pour appuyer la protection des migrants les plus vulnérables en Afrique de l'Ouest

Le Fonds fiduciaire d’urgence de l’Union européenne pour l'Afrique en faveur de la stabilité et de la lutte contre les causes profondes de la migration irrégulière et du phénomène des personnes déplacées en Afrique lance un Appel à Manifestation d'intérêt (AMI) intitulé ‘Appui à la protection des migrants les plus...

NEWS | 30 October 2018

Tafari gets a push out of poverty by benefiting from multiple trainings and funding, his community bears the fruits

Tafari Zewde's farm is regularly visited by other farmers to whom he teaches agricultural methods, such as compost use or irrigation. He is a farmer and father of six from Galcha Suke village, Ethiopia, who has received training, livestock and machinery through the REAL projects. This multiple support approach is...

Launch of the mini-loans scheme in the Gambia in October 2018
NEWS | 30 October 2018

Mini-Loans Scheme for young Gambian entrepreneurs launched with YEP

The Gambia Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) and the Social Development Fund (SDF), a non-profit organization, announced on 24/10/2018 the launch of the Mini-Loans Scheme, which will increase access to finance for youth-led micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in The Gambia. 

Through this new, joint initiative YEP and...

Hassane Hankouraou, bénéficiaire de la construction de la digue à Tchiguefen
NEWS | 30 October 2018

Dans un quartier périphérique d’Agadez, deux chantiers à haute intensité de main d’œuvre pour protéger les enfants et réhabiliter les jardins

« Les véhicules, les motos et les charrettes traversaient l’école à longueur de journée. Les enseignants n’étaient pas tranquilles et les parents non plus », raconte Mariama Islamane, la présidente du comité de gestion de l’école primaire de Tchiguefen, un quartier périphérique d’Agadez. Avec l’appui de l’ONG Karkara, financée par...