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Voices & Views

October 20 2014 by Coordination Team
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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
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October 13 2014 by Coordination Team
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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.  
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September 26 2014 by Coordination Team
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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
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September 17 2014 by Coordination Team
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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. 
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September 12 2014 by Coordination Team
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Development aid is working, don’t stop now. That was the message Danish non-governmental organisations wanted to send in the face of flagging public support for development. So four years ago, in collaboration with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations, they launched a different kind of newspaper – World’s Best News.
Article relevant to the topics: Communicating Developement Cooperation

Groups

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Keep up with all the news about the B4Life flagship initiative
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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
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Group to facilitate the coordination of Humanitarian and Development Aid of the EU to Ethiopia to enhance the resilience of vulnerable communities.
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European Year for Development 2015 – welcome on board!
This group belongs to the topics: Communicating Developement Cooperation

Projects

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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...