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Caribbean Food Export Boost from DfID NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Day, 4 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Under the Caribbean Aid for Trade and Regional Integration (CARTFund) Programme, which is funded by Britain’s Department for International Development (DfID), the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has given an extra US$469,000 in funds for the r...
Fiji Crop & Livestock get EU endorsement NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Day, 4 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
The Fiji Crop and Livestock Council (FCLC) has pledged to continue its commitment to the non-sugar sector farmers in Fiji and has announced that it is grateful to the European Union’s recognition of its contribution to agriculture. FCLC’s...
Belgium-Guinea-Burkina Faso: new dev cooperation NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Day, 4 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
On the proposal of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation, Alexander De Croo, the Federal Council of Ministers approved a new list of fourteen partner countries for the Belgian Development Cooperation. Two new partner countries...
Zambia will not sign EPAs blindly NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Day, 4 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Commerce, Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Miles Sampa said Zambia will not follow blindly when signing agreements with international partners on the sidelines of the recent Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP-EU) Council of Ministers in Brussels. M...
European Trade policy day – dev on the agenda NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Day, 4 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström is holding a European Trade Policy Day, to bring together a broad spectrum of high-level speakers on 23 June in Brussels. Stakeholders from civil society, the European Parliament, trade unions, busines...
EU environmental goods promotion through trade NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Day, 4 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
DG Trade held a roundtable debate with a focus on the ongoing Environmental Goods Agreement negotiations for an Environmental Goods Agreement that aim to promote trade in green technologies.  The green sector is of key importance for Europe...
EU-Angola: support for fisheries NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Day, 4 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
The European Union has approved 190 million in funds for fisheries projects in Angola, to be disbursed up until 2020. This commitment is consistent with the policies and commitments made by Angola in the area of the Millennium Development Goals. The...
Cabo Verde agribusiness attracts EU investors NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Day, 4 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Spain, Italy, Portugal will be among several countries, including Cuba, Sao Tome and Principe and Senegal exhibiting their products at the 3rd edition of the International Cabo Verde Agribusiness Fair (FIA-Cape Verde).The Cabo Verde Ministry of Rural...
EU Council: 0.7% target has uncertain future NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Day, 5 Hours ago
EU foreign ministers who met Tuesday (26 May) in Brussels, to prepare for the Financing for Development conference in Addis Ababa next July, failed to agree on binding dates to reach the 45-year old pledge of setting spending target of 0.7% of their...
Poor nations want climate deal, says French minister NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Day, 5 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Ségolène Royal, the environment minister and former presidential candidate, said developing countries are “waiting to see” what rich nations will offer them in global warming talks. In her view, climate change was not merely...
Reunion Sugar producers want EPA review NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Day, 5 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Reunion Island Sugar producers have requested an additional $ 38 million at the end of the quota and the guaranteed price for sugar in 2017, but they are still awaiting authorization from Brussels. INSEE statistics say that Reunion has a social situa...
Main events for the Week: 01/06/2015-07/06/2015 NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 10 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
European Parliament 1 June : Committee on Foreign Affairs 1 June : Committee on Development 4 June : Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection European Council 31 May – 2 June : Informal meeting of agriculture and fisheries mini...
Last Brussels Briefing – Improving nutrition through accountability, ownership and partnerships NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 10 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
The last  Brussels Development Briefing n.41 on the subject of “Improving nutrition through accountability, ownership and partnerships” was held in Brussels on 20th May 2015 at the ACP Secretariat. Key speakers included the Internati...
ACP Regional Trade & South-South Cooperation news NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 10 Hours, 44 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...
CTA panel at EDD: Data revolution in Africa – 3rd June 2015, 16.15-17.30, Room D3 NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 10 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
The 9th edition of European Development Days 2015 (EDD2015) will take place from 3-4th June at Tour & Taxi, Brussels. Revolutionising data use to feed the planet is the theme of CTA’s lab at the upcoming European EDD 2015. The Lab shall dis...
CTA panel at EDD: Small Farmers, Big Business – 4th June 2015, 9.00-10.15am - Room S6 NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 10 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
The 9th edition of European Development Days 2015 (EDD2015) will take place from 3-4th June at Tour & Taxi, Brussels. CTA, in partnership with GIZ, UNIDO, COLEACP and SNV shall host a lab session dedicated to  Small Farmers Big Business (SFB...
CTA at EDD2015: Vanuatu & the Pacific: disaster, rehabilitation & sustainable development - 4th June 2015, 12:30-13:45pm – Room D2 NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 10 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
The 9th edition of European Development Days 2015 (EDD2015) will take place from 3-4th June at Tour & Taxi, Brussels. The panel addresses the impact of cyclone Pam which hit the Pacific in March 2015, with winds gusting to around 300 km per hour...
CTA at EDD2015: Enhancing agricultural productivity & farmers welfare through ICT - 4th June 2015, 12:30-13:45pm – Room S3 NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 10 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
The 9th edition of European Development Days 2015 (EDD2015) will take place from 3-4th June at Tour & Taxi, Brussels. This panel addresses the key challenges of food security, sustainable agriculture and poverty eradication, which feature amongst...
EU signs visa waiver with 7 ACP states NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 10 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
On 28 May the EU signed short-stay visa waiver agreements with St Lucia, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, St Vincent and the Grenadines, the Republic of Vanuatu, the independent State of Samoa and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, at a cerem...
ACP: Voice of Moral Majority in Global Arena NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Days, 10 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
The 101st Session of the ACP group’s Council of Ministers brought together more than 300 officials from ACP countries, all determined to emphasise the necessaity to reposition the ACP group as an effective contributor in international relations...