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Voices & Views

August 29 2014 by Coordination Team
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What are the priorities of the Practitioners’ Network for European Development Cooperation? The group meets annually to discuss how to put aid policy into practice, and includes 13 member organisations who account for 70 per cent of the official development assistance of the European Union.
Article relevant to the topics: Capacity Development & Knowledge Sharing
August 6 2014 by Coordination Team
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Imagine being able to gain information instantly about whether a development project is reaching its intended recipients, or where the next cholera outbreak might be, or track the fluctuating wealth of every district in Cote d’Ivoire. These are some of the possibilities of Big Data analysis, where data of increasing volume, velocity and variety is mined for the unprecedented patterns and insights it may yield.
Article relevant to the topics: Capacity Development & Knowledge Sharing, ICT & Space
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July 31 2014 by Coordination Team
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The government-initiated reforms in Myanmar over the past three years have provided great opportunity for increased development engagement, but the context continues to require sensitive assessments of opportunities and risks. In just under a year, the EU Delegation to Myanmar has grown so that 30 people manage an ambitious and far-reaching programme, which focuses its support mainly on rural development, education, governance and the peace process. Head of Cooperation Isabel Faria de Almeida explains.
Article relevant to the topics: Governance
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July 28 2014 by Coordination Team
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Since the opening match on 12 June 2014, the world’s eyes have been glued to Brazil as nations follow their teams’ progress through the World Cup. But behind the football lies a middle income country battling many problems including poverty and human rights.
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July 22 2014 by Coordination Team
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For European Union delegations and member states, working effectively with civil society organisations presents different challenges. In Chad it takes five days of desert travel to reach organisations in the north; in Azerbaijan there are about 3000 registered NGOs; in Trinidad & Tobago some CSOs find that their insights are not being recognised and validated sufficiently; and until recently in Bangladesh knowledge was mostly available only on groups involved in service-delivery.
Article relevant to the topics: Civil Society

Groups

Created by De Coninck Sophie (149 Members)
Sharing experiences and knowledge acquired while addressing climate change in development programmes
Created by Wallef Lionel (62 Members)
This Group allows any active person in the cooperation and development sector to share documents, views and much more on the thematic of transport.
This group belongs to the topics: Transport
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A group you want to be part of! Join the development energy conversation and share your knowledge, ideas and experiences in this group made for you!
This group belongs to the topics: Energy
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Seeking better data on Financing for Development
This group belongs to the topics: Development Policy

Projects

Created by Coordination Team (9 Members)
The Msamala project seeks to improve access to and use of sustainable energy (solar PV, efficient stoves, solar driers) within the communities, initiate reforestation activities, and collaborate with institutions and communities on energy issues.
This project belongs to the topics: Energy