About: foreign aid

Agrifood 17-09-2015

In Ivory Coast, a lifesaving ‘super cereal’ helps fight hidden hunger

SPECIAL REPORT / Worldwide, over two billion people suffer from potentially fatal malnutrition. Vitamin-fortified foods can help, but require more development funds. EURACTIV Germany reports.

Development Policy 15-09-2015

Can the ‘Made in Germany’ approach lead to self-sufficiency?

SPECIAL REPORT / The German government wants to spruce up the African agricultural sector with "Green Innovation Centres", as well as by using the help of German agribusiness. Critics warn against making the same mistakes that were made 40 years ago.

HIV/AIDS
Development Policy 25-07-2014

Beating AIDS worldwide, NGOs still alarmed

According to the UN, AIDS-related deaths and further infections are on the decline worldwide. However, NGOs worry that foreign aid will be cut because of the global economic crisis. EURACTIV France reports.

Philippe Douste-Blazy
Development Policy 03-07-2014

UN special advisor calls for more innovative foreign aid

Philippe Douste-Blazy told EURACTIV France that in the current economic context, financing for foreign aid must be more innovative. This can be achieved with “painless” taxes, tapping into Africa’s oil exports and greater cooperation,he said in an interview.

Somalia
Development Policy 30-06-2014

Another setback for French foreign aid

France decreased public development aid for the second time in 2014. A law on development adopted on 23 June has not helped, and the future of French foreign aid looks bleak. EURACTIV France reports.

Development Policy 27-02-2013

EU sees itself as ‘role model’ for global environment, anti-poverty talks

The European Commission on Wednesday (27 February) called for merging the fight against poverty and environmental protection into a single framework for the future, casting itself as the “role model” for the rest of the world.

Development Policy 18-12-2012

Piebalgs presses EU nations to live up to aid promises

Europe's overseas aid commissioner urged rich nations not to renege on their commitments to help the world's poor people, even as EU capitals grapple with their own financing problems.