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With more than half of the world’s population now living in cities, experts agree that the continuing trend towards urbanisation is both inevitable and irreversible. New EC guidelines propose a fresh mindset to assist the development of better cities.
While the European Union is developing Galileo and operating EGNOS, the two first European satellite navigation systems, the potential benefits of using these technologies for the socio-economic development of the African continent were presented recently in Brussels.
How can we bring the principles of the Backbone Strategy on Technical Cooperation Reform into supporting infrastructure programmes? How can we be Backbone-minded? These were the themes of a recent internal session at EuropeAid headquarters. AIDCO Unit E7, which is in charge of quality assurance on transport, water, energy and urban development programmes, organised the internal session on how to bring The Backbone Strategy into daily operations.
Trucks overloaded with everything from cement to oil through rice and sugar crawl along West Africa’s road network, as the roads beneath their wheels crumble under the strain.
Good governance in transport is critical to sustain the development of the sector, writes Jean- Noël Guillossou of the Africa Transport Policy Programme (SSATP), hosted by the World Bank. Guillossou is Programme Manager of the EU-funded, 38 country SSATP, and shares key lessons learned from implementing this project.
Decades of international donor support to the transport sector in Chad have targeted the national transport network, but the government remains dependent on external technical assistance.
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 11 January 2010
To maximize the benefits from aid and minimize the risk of doing harm, donors need to understand and take into account the partner country’s political and economic realities.
How to get cities moving: Public transport challenges in developing countries
Public transportation systems could remedy many of the problems faced by major cities in developing countries. But is there a one-size-fits-all solution to implementing them?
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 29 July 2013
The EU is funding a project to update the maps of Burkina Faso, using the latest technology. With existing maps dating back to the colonial era, experts from l’Institut Géographique du Burkina felt that an update was urgent.
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 3 April 2015
It may seem curious to begin the fourth thematic month of the European Year for Development on Health by talking about roads, but as experience in Ethiopia has shown, improving transport infrastructure can make a big difference to people’s well-being.

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