Brussels, 6 July 2020 | The Wehubit programme of Enabel has selected five projects that aim to strengthen digital skills through education, training and the world of work. Each of the selected organisations is awarded a grant to scale-up its activities.
Brussels, 11 June 2020 | The Annual Report of Enabel is now published online. In this report, the development agency looks back on past activities. It focuses on 2019 but it also looks ahead by outlining the long-term strategy.
ENABEL AND LUXDEV CO-PRESIDENCY OF PRACTITIONERS' NETWORK
Brussels, 2 May 2020 | On 1 May and for one year, Enabel and LuxDev took on the co-presidency of the European Practitioners' Network.
The Practitioners' Network brings together 17 European governmental agencies with a view of jointly implementing projects of the European Development Cooperation. The network is the partner of choice of the European Commission for executing European development projects worldwide.
PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT BETWEEN ENABEL, AWEX, WBI AND APEFE
Brussels, 1 May 2020 | Enabel signed a partnership agreement involving the Association for the Promotion of Education and Training Abroad (APEFE), the Wallonia Export-Investment Agency (AWEX) and Wallonia Brussels-International (WBI).
RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 IN OUR AFRICAN PARTNER COUNTRIES
Brussels - 22 April 2020 | The Covid-19 crisis is leading to instability in both local and global food markets and concerns are growing about how that will have repercussions on security, justice and governance. Fragile contexts are at risk of becoming increasingly so.
Brussels, 19 March 2020 | In the fight against the coronavirus pandemic Enabel carefully follows the advice and the measures of the governments of the countries where we operate and WHO advisory to contain COVID-19.
Brussels, 23 December 2019 | The Wehubit programme of the Belgian development agency Enabel selected five e-health projects with a view of having them scale up their innovative solutions. Wehubit supports digital transformation as a means to speed up sustainable development and awards grants to projects that develop digital solutions in specific areas. The selected grantees from Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania (Zanzibar) and Uganda now can further develop their e-health tools.
PRESS UPDATE - EUROPEAN PILOT PROJECT LINKING MOROCCAN ICT DEVELOPMENT AND LABOUR SHORTAGES IN FLANDERS
Brussels, 27 November 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.
ENABEL, USAID AND UGANDA GOV’T LAUNCH HEALTH SYSTEM STRENGTHENING PROJECT
Enabel launched a health system strengthening project in the North of Uganda. The project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by the Belgian development agency, and the Ministry of Health. It is expected to strengthen health systems in the Acholi sub region in the north of the country.
ENABEL JOINS YOUCA ACTION DAY AND HIRES TWO ASSISTANTS
On 17 October Enabel opens its doors for the Youth in Action Day. 15 000 youths from Flanders and Brussels get a real job experience on that day. Their pay goes to projects promoting entrepreneurship in Belgium and Guinea. Two youths will assist Enabel’s Managing director Jean Van Wetter in his tasks.
FAIR TRADE IS GROWING AND DIVERSIFYING, BUT CHALLENGES REMAIN
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!
REGIONAL WATER MANAGEMENT PROJECT AT LAKE TANGANYIKA
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.
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.
WEHUBIT FINANCES FIVE DIGITAL SOLUTIONS FOR CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE
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.
BUILDING RESILIENCE OF REFUGEES AND HOST COMMUNITIES IN NORTHERN UGANDA
On 16 May 2019, 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.
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?
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.
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.
Antwerp, 14 November 2018 – The Port of Antwerp and its consultancy Port of Antwerp International (PAI) subsidiary signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Belgian development agency Enabel to join forces in developing ports in a sustainable way in developing countries.