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26
September
2019
Fair trade is growing and diversifying, but challenges remain

Brussels, 26 September 2019 I In 2018, sales of fairtrade-certified(') products increased with 24% compared to 2017. Fair trade is growing and gradually diversifying: This trend is reflected in the broader range of activities of this year’s Fair Trade Week. The Fair Trade week runs from 2 October to 12 October!

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26
August
2019
Regional lake Tanganyika water management project

Bujumbura, 26 August 2019 I The ‘Lake Tanganyika Water Management’ project aims to sustainably improve the management and control of the cross-border waters of Lake Tanganyika. This 4-year project is entrusted to Enabel and financed by the European Union as part of a regional programme.

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7
July
2019
Enabel becomes Green Climate Fund’s first Belgian Partner

Songdo, 7 July 2019  | Enabel, the Belgian development agency, is the first Belgian organisation to be accredited by the Green Climate Fund as a partner in the fight against climate change. With its new status Enabel will be able to undertake projects commissioned by the Green Climate Fund to combat global warming.

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21
June
2019
Wehubit finances five digital solutions for Climate Smart Agriculture

Brussels, 21 June 2019 I The Wehubit programme of Enabel selected five digital projects for Climate Smart Agriculture. The selected grantees will be scaling up their initiatives in Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Tanzania.

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16
May
2019
Building resilience of refugees and host communities in Northern Uganda

Arua, 16 May 2019 I Enabel signed a 2.5 million euro grant agreement with GIZ to strengthen local authorities and create economic opportunities for all people in the refugee-hosting districts of Arua, Adjumani and Mojo in Northern Uganda.

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27
March
2019
20th anniversary of Enabel

On Wednesday April 3rd Enabel organises a high-level event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Belgian development agency. This is not an occasion to look back, but an opportunity to look at the future: Where will the world and international development stand 20 years from now?

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19
March
2019
Enabel and ILO strengthen their collaboration

Brussels, 19 March 2019 I Enabel and the International Labour Organization (ILO) signed a memorandum of understanding, which will further strengthen their collaboration focusing on the promotion of decent work, labour market governance and migration.

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1
March
2019
PALIM - European pilot project linking Moroccan ICT development and labour shortages in Flanders

Brussels, 1 March 2019 | The European Union, the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) and the Belgian development agency Enabel test an innovative labour migration model linking Morocco’s growing ICT sector with Flanders’ qualified ICT workers shortages. This Global Skills Partnership model is based on the assumption that labour mobility can only benefit the parties when potential employees are able to find a qualified job both in their country of origin and in the country of destination.

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