ACP, IFAD focus on stronger South-South and Triangular Cooperation

Brussels, 16 February 2015/ ACP: The Secretary General designate of the ACP Group, H.E Dr Patrick Gomes met with the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Mr. Kanayo F. Nwanze last week in Rome, where they discussed strengthening of ACP-IFAD relations in the area of South-South & Triangular Cooperation.

New report highlights community-driven actions to curb disaster risk in ACP countries

Brussels, 12 February 2015/ ACP: The Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States today launched a new study that offers a comprehensive view of the various risks faced across its member countries, as well as valuable efforts to reduce them.

Statement by the Secretary General in launching the ACP Compendium of Risk Knowledge, 12 February 2015, Brussels

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all, on behalf of the ACP Group, to the launching of the study for the ACP Compendium of risk knowledge: Mapping Disaster risk in ACP countries and Regions.

Brussels Briefing No. 40: Data - the next revolution for agriculture in ACP countries?

Brussels, 10 February 2015/ CTA/ ACP: The explosion of digital data offers new technological opportunities for enhancing agricultural development; it has also become a key asset for all economies in the world. A seminar at the ACP House next week will seek to shed light on the impacts of the global data revolution for agriculture.

Curator named to see through closure of CDE

Brussels, 10 February 2015/ CDE/ ACP: The EU Member States and ACP States reached a joint agreement on an orderly closure of the CDE on 19 and 20 June 2014 in Nairobi, at the 39th meeting of the ACP-EU Council of Ministers. 

Statement by the Secretary General at the 2nd beneficiaries' meeting of the ACP Cultures+ Programme, 10 February 2015, Brussels

First of all, allow me to thank you for giving me this opportunity to make a few remarks at this meeting for beneficiaries of the ACP Cultures+ programme. This programme has indeed come a long way, and it is gratifying to note the huge interest it has generated not only among artists, but among other development actors as well. 

Vanuatu takes over chairmanship of ACP Committee of Ambassadors

Brussels, 1 February 2015/ ACP: The Pacific nation of Vanuatu will hold chairmanship of the Committee of Ambassadors of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group for the period 1 February to 31 July 2015. 

ACP-EU PROGRAMMES: Enhancing quality infrastructure capabilities in Zambia

Lusaka, Zambia, 31 January 2015/ ACPEU TBT Programme: In Zambia the need to improve productivity for export in order to earn foreign exchange is a priority for the public and private sectors.

Statement by the Co-President of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, Hon. Fitz A Jackson, MP (Jamaica), on US Re-engagement with Cuba

Kingston, Jamaica, 31 January 2015/ ACP: I welcome the initiative of the Obama Administration to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba, which is one of the Member States of the ACP Group.

ACP-EU PROGRAMMES: Renewable energy conference perks investor interest

Basse-terre, Guadeloupe, 23 January 2015/ BizClim/ ACP: A Conference themed “Sustainable Incubation & Development Fund in support of business in bio and renewable energy in the Caribbean” was held in Guadeloupe on January 20-21, 2015.

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