Over the course of just two weeks, the World Customs Organisation (WCO) seized 113 million antimalarial, anti-inflammatory and antibiotic tablets bound for Africa. The true extent of the problem remains unknown. EURACTIV France reports.
Promoting women’s and girls’ human rights is a fundamental aspect of the European Union and should be better reflected in our overseas aid policy through major investment in improving access to family planning, writes Heidi Hautala.
MEPs have called on the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition to radically alter its mission. The Alliance currently pushes African countries to replicate the intensive agricultural practices employed in many developed countries. EURACTIV France reports.
Before International Green Week, Germany's Minister for Development, Gerd Müller, called for a "new dimension of development cooperation" on world hunger, to better tackle the refugee crisis. He spoke to EURACTIV’s partner Tagesspiegel.
A new public-private fund hopes to bring electricity to a million homes in sub-Saharan Africa by 2025. Access to energy is one of the major factors inhibiting development in the region. EURACTIV France reports.
West African nations held last-minute talks yesterday (27 March) to address lingering doubts over an agreement with the European Union that would open up the region's economy of 300 million consumers to tariff-free trade, officials said.