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Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 26 August 2013
At last year's Rio+20 sustainable development conference, Green Economy emerged as one of the two main issues, alongside strengthening the institutional framework for sustainable development. But how can we translate what has been referred to as the ‘rather abstract’ concept of Green Economy into concrete development cooperation activities and results? Achim Halpaap of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) recently delivered the ‘Introduction To An Inclusive Green Economy’ training, and shares his ideas. 
With an erosion of their preferences to enter into the EU banana market, banana-exporting countries in the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) need to adapt. 2012 heralds the launch of the programming stage of the Banana Accompanying Measures (BAM), which provides a variety of support to eligible countries.
Ines Escudero Sanchez uploaded a new Document 14 March 2013

Presentation: how to export fruit to the EU?

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is now a well-established field in which companies are expected to take measures to improve their impacts on society and the environment. But why should businesses be more responsible, how can this influence development, and how can they assess their impact?
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Jan
From17 January 2013
in Dakar (Senegal)
Organised byEU Delegation to Senegal , Senegal's Trade Ministry and Asepex

The *Export Helpdesk [1]* is an online service, provided by the European
Commission, to inform business in developing countries on how to export to
the EU.

The Export Helpdesk coordinator will go to Senegal on 17 January to explain
step-by-step how to reach the EU market.

[1] http://www.exporthelp.europa.eu/

21
Mar
From21 March 2013
in Ulan bator (Mongolia)
Organised byEuropean Commission

The Export Helpdesk is an online service, provided by the European Commission, to inform business i

Could development professionals at the European Commission improve their efforts in developing capacity by drawing some lessons from experiences in the private sector? Consultants Paul Beaulieu and Robert LeBlanc, think they could.
Trade is an increasingly international business, but not all countries are able fully to take part. Products must meet exacting international standards, which can be a barrier to trade for countries without adequate infrastructure, regulations, quality testing and certification. They are working with the EU to address these issues and help exporters to thrive.
Trucks overloaded with everything from cement to oil through rice and sugar crawl along West Africa’s road network, as the roads beneath their wheels crumble under the strain.

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