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The world passed a collective milestone in October when the planet’s human population topped 7 billion drawing some development professionals to consider the impact of such a large, and in the developing world, increasingly youthful population.
Fatm Said and her five children were forced from their home in Zanzibar at knife point. The man wielding the blade wasn’t a thief or local hoodlum but her husband wanting what he said was rightfully his – the house. And the local laws supported him.
Having managed to slip away briefly from her household chores, Joyce Mtenje sits at a wooden desk in a district resource centre in Malawi, flipping through the pages of “The Nation” newspaper. She's taking advantage of an EU-funded centre that's about to transform to a Malawian institution.
Technical assistance plays a key part in projects backed by the European Development Fund (EDF). However, translating the needs of a beneficiary government can be challenging. We hear from Ram-Maria Ouedraogo who has experience of working on both sides of the aid partnership.
One year after the launch of the five-year European Union Plan of Action for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Development, the 2011 annual implementation report presented to the European Council showed that some steps have already been taken to improve the EU’s work with women and girls.
Participants at a high level panel discussion entitled, “Women Entrepreneurship to Reshape the Economy through Innovation in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA)” held during the 2012 European Development Days explored ways to increase women’s participation in the economy.
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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.

91 members 178 posts 1 recommendation
Capacity4dev Team created a new WIKI page 19 September 2014

Objectives

The course provides main strategies and basic tools to effectively promote gender equality in external and development policies. By the end of this course participants will have gained knowledge and understanding of:

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Owned by: 
Samson Vilvil Fare
Created: 
21 May 2014

Intra-ACP Agricultural Policy Programme: An Alliance for sustainable green growth in small islands economies

96 members 168 posts 5 recommendations
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.

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