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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.
By training informal workers in the waste management industry, the SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is helping to formalise waste management economy in Mali, and to generate incomes. 
All too often, the countries in Africa that nature has endowed with the most economically valuable resources have also struggled with devastating instability and conflict: A paradox that the African Union and European Commission wish to see ended though strong emphasis on democratic accountability and capacity development.
Public group
Owned by: 
Isolina Boto
Created: 
30 August 2012

An online knowledge platform aimed at exchanging experience and best practices on key priority themes for small island economies

117 members 742 posts 4 recommendations
Public group
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
Emerging from over two decades of conflict and instability, in May 2002 the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste became the 21st century’s first new sovereign state. Since then the country’s government – with assistance from the international community – has worked hard to lay the groundwork for development. In this month’s Views from the Field we hear from both the EU Ambassador to Timor-Leste, Sylvie Tabesse, and Hernâni Coelho, Timor-Leste’s Foreign Minister, as they discuss Timor-Leste’s successes and remaining challenges. 
A Pakistani family sets up camp by flooded lands
Climate change affects everyone – from villagers in the most remote parts of the world, to metropolitan heads of government and private sector leaders. Amid a changing political landscape and an increase in climate impacts, dialogue and collaboration are needed more than ever to make a lasting difference.
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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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