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January 20 2017 by Coordination Team
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Developing the link between agriculture and tourism could be a significant opportunity for small island developing states. Already an expanding sector in several Pacific and Caribbean islands, agritourism can address a range of development challenges – among them low agricultural productivity, high food imports and loss of tourism revenue, poor public health and youth unemployment.
January 13 2017 by Coordination Team
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 When you think about development challenges, a lack of trained accountants might not immediately come to mind. Yet poor public sector financial management is often at the root of patchy service delivery in other sectors, from health and education to transport. South Africa recognised this underlying issue, and with EU support embarked on a capacity development programme.
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January 6 2017 by Coordination Team
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Capacity4dev.eu reviews the most popular Voices & Views in 2016, which featured a variety of topics including disability, the garment industry, joint programming, extremism, and the new Consensus for Development. 
Article relevant to the topics: Communicating Developement Cooperation
December 19 2016 by Coordination Team
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Haiti has struggled to recover from a devastating earthquake in 2010 which exacerbated existing development challenges. Ambassador Vincent Degert discusses how development and humanitarian actors are working together to build resilience on the island in the face of continued threats. He also outlines EU support for state-sector reform and capacity development in areas from infrastructure to education.
Article relevant to the topics: Development Policy, Environment & Climate Change
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December 15 2016 by Coordination Team
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After years of conflict and instability, impoverished Somalia faces a daunting list of development and security challenges. This arid country is vulnerable to famine and disease, the long coastline is a haven for pirates and the militant extremist group al-Shabab remains a potent threat. But when speaking to capacity4dev.eu recently, Deputy Prime Minister of Somalia Mohamed Omar Arteh said the most pressing issue of all for his country is addressing the needs of the youth.
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Greenhouse gas emissions from maritime shipping industry are expected to increase globally. Developing countries, which play a significant role in international shipping, often lack the means to improve energy efficiency in their shipping sectors. The European Commission has...
This project belongs to the topics: Energy, Environment & Climate Change, Transport
This project belongs to the topics: Environment & Climate Change