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Data: the next revolution for agriculture in ACP countries?” NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 47 Minutes ago
The next Brussels Development Briefing n.40  will be held in Brussels on the 18th February 2014 on “Data: the next revolution for agriculture in ACP countries?” The explosion of digital data offers new technological opportunities for...
Main events for the Week: 26/01/2015 – 30/01/2015 NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 1 Hour ago
Main events for the Week: 26/01/2015 – 30/01/2015 European Parliament 26 January: Committee on Foreign Affairs 27 January: Committee on International Trade 27 January: Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development 30-31 January: Committee...
ACP Regional Trade & South-South Cooperation news NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 1 Hour, 12 Minutes ago
The CTA Brussels News Service is providing EU-ACP policy news since 2004, on various key thematic areas. In addition to this news service, we also provide news on ACP intra-regional trade, and south-south cooperation (investments of emerging countrie...
Trinidad & Tobago: Visa-free travel in Schengen area by March NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 6 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Trinidad and Tobago nationals shaould be able to travel visa-free to the 26 European countries of the Schengen area as early as March this eyar. The Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Trinidad and Tobago issued a press release on bi-lateral tal...
EU-Africa Partnership: Another year lost? NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 6 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
The relationship between the European Union and Africa is deeply rooted in history, but has long been limited to the sole issues of trade and development cooperation through the Yaoundé and subsequent Lomé partnership agreements between...
Pacific Islands Call for New Thinking to Implement Post-2015 Goals NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 7 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
As the, come to a close this year, countries around the world are taking stock of their successes and failures in tackling key developmental issues. The Pacific Islands have made impressive progress on the  Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a...
Africa Capacity Report 2014 NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 7 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
The 2014 African Capacity report highlights the capacity imperatives for regional integration in Africa.  The report identifies the key challenges standing in the way of regional  integration, notably overlapping memberships, limited financ...
Angola wants more external funding for agriculture NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 7 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Meeting with representatives of the United Nations agencies, the African Development Bank (AfDB), the European Union and Spanish cooperation, the Angolan government has poposed increased funding for agriculture. The Secretary of State for Agriculture...
Angolan diamond cutting operations resume in February NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 7 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
On 4 February, Angola’s diamond cutting factory shall recommence operations in Luanda. It has been restructured after a failed partnership with a foreign investor. The factory is run by Sociedade de Comercialização de Diamantes de...
Pacific: What measure to preserve tuna? NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 21 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
The annual summit of the Central and Western Pacific Fisheries Commission closed on Saturday in  Samoa with resounding failure, similarly to the Copenhagen summit’s loss on the fight against climate change, according to Radio Australia. Th...
Comesa: Kitebi calls for trade integration in the region NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 21 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
On Wednesday 26 November  at the 20th meeting of the Finance Committee, the Congolese Minister Delegate for Finance, Patrice Kitebi, pleaded for more commercial integration of the Common Market for Eastern Region and Southern Africa (Comesa) to...
CDE supports 30 SMEs and micro-businesses in the lounge Promote 2014 NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 21 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Three years after its launch in 2011, the support program for the private sector in Cameroon, co-funded by the government and implemented by the Centre for the Development of Enterprise (CDE), a joint structure of the EU and ACP countries; presents i...
Between Europe and West Africa, a one-way free trade NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 21 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
In July 2014, after months of blackmail and pressure from the European Commission, the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA) between the EU and West Africa, Southern Africa and East Africa were finally initialed. These agreements, unfortunately unkno...
ENI: the future of Europe is based on Africa NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 21 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Italy is convinced of the need for closer cooperation with Africa, the continent of the future. It has everything to gain in a partnership between Europe and Africa, said the Managing Director of the Italian oil company ENI, Claudio Descalzi. Speakin...
Borloo, the man who wants to electrify Africa NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 21 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
No, Jean-Louis Borloo has not retired. If since his health problems, the former minister had finished definitively with politics, he now has another purpose: to electrify Africa. And his project is progressing well. The future is Africa. "I'm going t...
Africa captures only 1% of revenues in the chocolate industry NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 21 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
According to Jean Marc Anga, the executive director of the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO), the sale of cocoa beans in the world during the 2013-2014 campaign, generated revenues totaling 13.2 billion US dollars. Africa, a continent which has...
INN: a strategy for the sea state action NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 21 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
According to the latest report from the International Maritime Bureau (IBM), covering the first nine months of 2014, the Gulf of Guinea remains the region most affected by maritime piracy. Although attacks there have declined slightly, from 47 last y...
Mali: EPA explained to National Assembly NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 21 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Chief negotiators indeed validated a grind proposed by senior officials. This draft takes into account the outstanding issues, we read in a document distributed to participants. They validated the agreement between the parties on priority needs cover...
France becomes world leader in seeds NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 21 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
In 2013/14, the industry is limping after three years of exceptional growth in exports (16% on average) that lowered corn seed and oil stocks, 1st and 3rd positions in exports respectively. To rebuild these industries, French operators have appealed...
Haiti cooperation with UN & Norway NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 21 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
A delegation of senior officials of the United Nations and the Government of Norway, which included Peter De Clercq, UN Resident Coordinator in Haiti and Trygve Bendiksby, Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Norway...