Bridging African agriculture’s financing gap

By |september 28th, 2018|Africa, African agriculture, development finance institutions, Ethiopia, European External Investment Plan (EIP), News|

The European Commission and African Union set up a joint rural Africa taskforce in May, after agricultural co-operation was one of the key topics as the EU-Africa summit in Abidjan in November 2017.

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The EU’s bank in Africa steps up the action

By |september 17th, 2018|development banks, development finance institutions, East Africa, EIB, Ethiopia, european investment bank, Kenya, News, Uhuru Kenyatta|

Whether or not Jean-Claude Juncker’s plans for a "partnership of equals" with Africa becomes reality any time soon, the Luxembourg-based European Investment Bank will have an ever-increasing role in the continent.

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Taking development finance private

By |junij 7th, 2018|development aid, Development Assistance Committee, development banks, development finance institutions, European External Investment Plan, european investment bank, News|

The EU’s External Investment Plan (EIP) is the latest addition to the increasingly cluttered landscape of public-private development finance. The EIP's future shape and the role it can play was one of the hot topics at the European Development Days on 5-6 June.

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Don’t leave women out of EU investment programme, Commission is told

By |junij 6th, 2018|development banks, development finance institutions, EU Development Days, European Investment Plan, News, Women|

The issue of how the EU's External Investment Plan can help empower women and girls dominated the agenda at the European Development Days on Tuesday (5 June), as some panellists voiced concern that it might be marginalised in the final big picture.

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Halt private investment vehicle, development leaders tell EU

By |maj 8th, 2018|development finance institutions, European Commission, European External Investment Plan (EIP), Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

A group of leading development NGOs have urged the European Commission to halt plans to expand its External Investment Plan (EIP), which seeks to leverage private investment in developing countries, according to a letter seen by EURACTIV.

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