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Thanks to a clever use of existing procedures, the European Union Delegation to Burkina Faso working in partnership with the government, successfully managed a seamless transition from an emergency intervention by the Commission’s humanitarian body, ECHO, to offering long-term support to more than 100,000 flood victims.
Climate change and extreme weather, population growth, galloping urbanization and soil degradation impact the lives of an unprecedented number of people today. More communities are exposed to possible natural or economic disaster than ever before. Bolstering their ability to handle a shock and its consequences is the focus of an important EU Communication.
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 28 March 2013
By bringing top decision-makers from leading institutions, international development agencies and over 33 national governments affected by food insecurity to the table, and by setting up targets for the Post Millennium Development Goals, the SUN initiative is becoming a cornerstone in the fight to reduce hunger.
At the recent EU Development Days, EuropeAid’s Director of Human and Society Development, Kristian Schmidt underlined that promoting the concept of Resilience will not only save lives, it will save money. But success for Resilience measures will involve bridging the gap between emergency response and long term development. The EC’s Humanitarian Aid department ECHO is taking steps towards this in Ethiopia.
Raymond Lataste posted Information 12 October 2012

Full Interview with Jean Pierre Halkin - Head of Unit Rural Development, Food Security and Nutrition Europeaid

 

20
Mar
From
20 March 2017 to 24 March 2017
in Washington D.C (United States)
Organised byThe World Bank

The 18th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty [1]will be held at
the World Bank Headquarters in Washington D.C., from March 20 to 24, 2017.

Conference theme: Responsible Land Governance: Towards an Evidence Based
Approach. Deadline for submission of the abstracts 31 october 2016.

[1] http://www.worldbank.org/en/events/2016/08/22/land-and-poverty-conferenc...

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Owned by: 
Luis Lechiguero
Created: 
28 February 2014

Group to facilitate the coordination of Humanitarian and Development Aid of the EU to Ethiopia to enhance the resilience of vulnerable communities.

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