capacity4dev

Voices & Views

October 29 2014 by Coordination Team
196 views
Pastoralists can get a bad name. These semi-nomadic communities are sometimes portrayed as living an outmoded way of life, feuding and degrading the environment with their herd before moving to a new area. The reality is different. The European Commission supports pastoralism as one of the most efficient and ecologically friendly ways to draw value from arid and semi-arid land.
Article relevant to the topics: Food & Nutrition Security
Article relevant for the region/countries:
October 20 2014 by Coordination Team
504 views
European Union external assistance, which accounts for half of development aid, must demonstrate that development policy achieves results. A recent workshop in Brussels looked at how a results-based approach that considers desired outcomes from the beginning can improve development cooperation. 
Article relevant to the topics: Aid Effectiveness & Results
Article relevant for the region/countries:
October 13 2014 by Coordination Team
411 views
Wherever you are in the world, beekeeping is a guaranteed source of income. The international market varies but in developing countries honey production remains a vital means of subsistence. It supports the environment too, but plummeting bee numbers now jeopardise food chains in developing and developed countries alike, and experts are scrambling to coordinate a response.  
Article relevant for the region/countries:
September 26 2014 by Coordination Team
560 views
Eric Turyasingura chases after a ball made from plastic bags outside his mud-brick home in the mountains of southern Uganda. Yelling in his tribal tongue, Nkore, “Arsenal with the ball! Arsenal with the ball!” he jostles with his younger brothers for possession. The fame of the English soccer club has reached even his little ears. Pretending to be a sports’ star offers a moment of escape from his daily struggles. At five years old, Eric’s tiny body already tells a story of poverty and lost opportunity.
Article relevant to the topics: Children & Youth , Health
Article relevant for the region/countries:
September 17 2014 by Coordination Team
881 views
The European Union (EU) is the largest and most reliable donor to Palestine. Yet many people lack a deep understanding of the context in which the EU’s cooperation with Palestine operates and of the cooperation itself. As the situation in Gaza recently deteriorated, this is becoming of growing relevance. 
Article relevant for the region/countries:

Groups

10 views
Keep up with all the news about the B4Life flagship initiative
7 views
The place to share resources ideas and experiences on how to share and manage our knowledge to further our development objectives
This group belongs to the topics: Capacity Development & Knowledge Sharing
186 views
Group to facilitate the coordination of Humanitarian and Development Aid of the EU to Ethiopia to enhance the resilience of vulnerable communities.
This group belongs to regions & countries:
21 views
European Year for Development 2015 – welcome on board!
This group belongs to the topics: Communicating Developement Cooperation

Projects

7 views
The EU Mobile Labs Project has provided one of the first labs against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. A mobile unit was deployed to Guinea in March 2014, at the outbreak's onset. It has provided diagnosis for a large fraction of the samples collected - 3000 during...