The EC-funded "Food Security Thematic Programme (FSTP)" has been implemented in Madagascar between 2012 - 2017. The seven projects carried out introduced innovative approaches to contribute to food security and nutrition improvements within the rural communities.
Youth employment is a core problematic both in most advanced and developing countries; and governments, local and international organization agree in making it a priority in their policies and strategies.
The European Union has developed a training programme to improve the effectiveness of its interventions where the environment and climate change are at play, thereby contributing to poverty eradication, sustainable development and green growth.
The project "integrated project to support the empowerment of craftsmen of Côte d'Ivoire" implemented by AVSI, and closed at the end of 2017, aimed to support artisans mainly from the informal sector to improve their living conditions.