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Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 6 August 2014
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.
The World Bank Institute and the European Commission’s DG Development and Cooperation recently held a one day workshop to discuss their respective approaches to capacity development and explore ways of enhancing WBI- European Commission synergies.
Aleem Walji, Head of the Innovation Team at the World Bank Institute, explains how the bank has applied a knowledge-based approach in combination with new technologies to revolutionise capacity development.
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Africa's linguistic diversity is stunning, but with over 1,500 languages spoken across the continent, communication can be a challenge – even within countries themselves.
We’re living in a fast moving world, where information is exchanged faster and more readily than at any other time in human history. At the European Commission, Klaus Rudischhauser, Deputy Director General of the European Commission’s development arm, EuropeAid, wants to develop the capacity of EC staff so that they can get more involved in communicating the ideas and position of the organisation.
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From15 May 2019
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)

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The European Commission's support to Transparency International's Advocacy and Legal Advice Centres provides an encouraging example of capacity building of civil society organisations and an imaginative approach to how citizens can play an active role in the fight against corruption.
The explosion of on line journalism, blogging and social media has given anyone the technical capacity to become a news publisher, putting the spotlight on the key issues of training and safety.
Over 3,000 development officials have gathered in Busan, South Korea, this week for an important forum on aid effectiveness. According to Vice President of the World Bank Institute Sanjay Pradhan, who is attending the event, capacity development has yet to attain its full potential for changing societies.
Amouzou Bedi posted news 16 May 2017
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