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Alleviating the effects of drought requires more than food and water. The Somalia Resilience Program was founded after the 2011 famine in the Horn of Africa, in which a quarter of a million people died, half of them children under five. Research showed that pastoral families with alternative income or assets lose fewer animals in a drought than those without. So the group encouraged local women to join Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs).
Ileana Nicolau created a new WIKI page 13 November 2014

Au lendemain de la crise en République centrafricaine (RCA) de 2013, qui s’est traduite par un déplacement massif des populations, la dégradation des infrastructures, la quasi-absence de services publics de base et l’affaiblissement de l’administration, il était nécessaire qu’une aide int

Over the last three years, Marcus Cornaro worked as Deputy Director General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO). Before taking up his new post as Head of the European Union Delegation to South Africa, he spoke to capacity4dev.eu about his views on development, the problems we’re facing today in the neighbourhood region, the migratory crisis and his hopes for his new post.
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There was a question posed more than once at this year’s European Development Days in Brussels. Most participants agreed the concept of “resilience” has been widely embraced since a 2012 EU communication on the topic, but many still asked, “resilient to what?”
Located in Central Africa, Chad is a landlocked country recovering from conflict. While it has stabilised itself in recent years, Chad still faces many challenges, from conflicts in neighbouring countries resulting in increased migration, to the rise in popularity of Boko Haram. Denisa-Elena Ionete joined the EU Delegation to Chad last September, as EU Ambassador and Head of Delegation. In this interview she outlines the EU’s priorities in Chad and the challenges the Delegation faces when implementing them.
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Ileana Nicolau created a new WIKI page 19 November 2014

Le 15 juillet 2014, le Commissaire européenne au Développement, M. Andris Piebalgs, ainsi que le Secrétaire d'Etat de la France, Mme Annick Girardin, le Ministre allemand au Développement et à la Coopération, M.

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Over two years since the Ebola crisis, Sierra Leone has seen modest recovery while continuing to struggle with the legacy of its civil war. EU Head of Cooperation, Thierry Cozier, discusses the challenges of addressing food insecurity, corruption and revenue generation.

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