Enabel is the development agency of Belgium’s federal government
Our mission is to implement the policy priorities of the Belgian governmental cooperation and to promote sustainable international solidarity.More about us
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We support sustainable family agriculture, to improve food security and contribute to inclusive economic growth.
Agriculture & rural development
Digital technologies can foster development, help the most vulnerable populations and deliver better public services.
Education is key to economic and personal development, that’s why we support education systems in several countries in Africa and the Middle East.
Education, training & employment
We improve access to energy for households, businesses and institutions. Access to electricity improves people’s quality of life, helps with the provision of better public services and fosters entrepreneurship.
Activity report 2021-2022
What have we been up to in the past year? Have a look at our activity report with some of the achievements we made together with our partners.Read more
News & Events
31 January 2023
Ruminant livestock in Mali: Nana Sangaré Dembélé’s story
To alleviate more and more frequent crop failures, Mali and its partner countries have looked for techniques that can be adopted by agro-pastoralists. Fattening is one of the techniques favoured by the interested parties. Nana shares how she is using this technique and how it offers her a more stable income.
31 January 2023
Domestic biogas, a sustainable energy solution tested in Niger
In Niger, more than 90% of households use wood as fuel for cooking. To help preserve the environment, Enabel is experimenting with the production of domestic biogas with 10 agropastoralist households in the villages of Nawdéo and Rounto Tanda in the Dosso region. Read the story.
24 January 2023
Result of the Strategic Evaluation TVET & Employment
The results of the Strategic Evaluation in the field of TVET & Employment were presented on Wednesday 21 December to an attentive audience of Enabel colleagues and our external networks (SES, DGD, APEFE, via Don Bosco, Educaidbe, ETM, AUF, E-duForm, …). Recommendations on the effectiveness, relevance, sustainability, equality (gender, inclusion), digitalisation and quality of our monitoring systems were presented and widely discussed.
24 January 2023
#ClimatEducaid22 conference – Recommendations
On 20 and 21 October 2022, Educaid.be organised a hybrid conference on education and climate change. We could count on the support of the Belgian government, VVOB – education for development, APEFE, Enabel, UNICEF Belgium and IFEF (Institut de la Francophonie pour l’éducation et la Formation)/OIF (Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie) as an external partner.
23 January 2023
Enabel promotes women entrepreneurship in Africa and the Middle East
At the initiative of Belgium’s Minister of Development Cooperation and Major Cities, Enabel has launched the Awa Prize. With this award, Belgium aims to reward promising initiatives by women entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East and promote women’s leadership.
17 January 2023
Benin: women growing pineapples improve their business skills and household incomes
In Benin, we support a women’s empowerment initiative for women entrepreneurs active in the pineapple value chain, to help them overcome the difficulties surrounding their business and take it to the next level.