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Development Policy 16-01-2014

UN agency: Crisis-stricken South Sudan and Central African Republic have been ignored

Director of the Emergency and Rehabilitation Division at FAO Dominique Burgeon told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview that South Sudan and Central Republic of Congo require urgent “international donor support”. Recent episodes of violence and looting in both countries have had a huge impact on 'the food security sector', forcing hundreds of people to abandon their homes. “The need of food assistance is huge', Burgeon said.
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Development Policy 15-05-2013

Mali to get €520 million of EU aid

President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso said on Tuesday that the EU will pledge more than half a billion euros to help rebuild Mali after months of conflict. The announcement came ahead of a conference of international donors in Brussels on Wednesday. French President François Hollande and Mali’s interim President will be among those leading the gathering. The Malian government is seeking around €2 billion in development aid to help fund a roadmap to keep the peace and help restore infrastructure in the country.
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Enlargement 03-04-2013

EU’s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on the Serbia-Kosovo conflict

Crunch talks aimed at ending the ethnic partition of Serbia's former Kosovo province broke up without result early this morning (3 April), in a major setback for Serbia's hopes of starting EU membership negotiations this year.