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Owned by: 
UNIDO Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development Organization
Created: 
5 November 2010

The group is about three main topics: poverty reduction through productive activities; trade capacity-building and energy and environment.

92 members 179 posts 1 recommendation
When the children of Inyima in southeast Nigeria began to fall sick and die, villagers were horrified to learn that their own poor hygiene practices had contaminated the community’s drinking water, causing a deadly diarrhoea outbreak.
A thriving private sector is essential to long-term sustainable development, but entrepreneurs in developing countries face numerous obstacles, not least accessing the finances to help them realise their business dreams. One successful entrepreneur from Kenya, Africa, states her case.
Attendants of a high level conference "Organising Inclusive Ownership" which took place in Brussels in May heard of the success stories of a Dutch financed South-South Cooperation programme between Benin, Bhutan and Costa Rica.
Public group
Owned by: 
Capacity4dev Team
Created: 
12 September 2014

This group aims to gather people who are interested in underdeveloped countries in West Africa

94 members 19 posts 0 recommendations
02
Dec
From
2 December 2015 to 4 December 2015
in Douala (Cameroon)
Organised byUN ECA

The main objective of this seminar [1] is to build the capacity of Central
African States to tackle climate change challenges to agricultural production
by means of proactive policies and approaches at the national and
sub-regional levels. The event will bring together experts from central
government services responsible for agricultural policies in the countries of
the sub-region, as well as parliamentarians and representatives of diverse
sub-regional and regional agencies and development partners, including: the
Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) Commission; the
Secretariat General of the Economic Community of Central African States
(ECCAS); the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC); the Economic
Commission on Cattle, Meat and Fish Resources in CEMAC (CEBEVIRHA); the
African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD); and
the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO). 

[1] http://www.uneca.org/stories/adapting-agriculture-climate-change-central...

Sarah Cummings posted Information 15 December 2015

This free online course, a massive open online course (MOOC), on agriculture and food security is being run by experts from the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development at the Univer

10
Oct
From
10 October 2016 to 14 October 2016
in Harare (Zimbabwe)
Organised byEUD Zimabwe, DEVCO Unit C1

The Seminar for Food and Nutrition Security Coordination of the EU
Delegations in Eastern and Southern Africa (CODESA) on 'Scaling up and
delivering' will be taking place in Harare, Zimbabwe. Topics to be discussed
include women and gender, land governance, resilience, value chain
development and sector policy guidance.

Public group
Owned by: 
Lea Appulo
Created: 
21 September 2016

Wetlands International promotes the ecosystem based approach to DRR/CCA and encourages its mainstreaming and integration into development policies

20 members 49 posts 1 recommendation
As soon as the seedlings are ready for planting, women in brightly coloured clothes wrapped at the waist load the new disease resistant varieties of coffee seedlings into the back of a truck. Developed at the Tanzania Coffee Research Institute, these small plants promise to increase coffee production while reducing costs of production for growers across the country and farmers can’t buy up the new coffee plants fast enough.

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