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Hungry farmers - we can reverse the trend | BTC blog by Prudence Uwabakurikiza

Hungry farmers - we can reverse the trend | BTC blog by Prudence Uwabakurikiza | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

On 16 October, the international community celebrated World Food Day. Figures released on the same day present a mixed reading. Although humanity has made substantial progress towards producing enough to feed itself, inequalities remain between different regions of the planet. The duality of the haves and have-nots as regards to enjoying the right to food is sheer reality. In fact, one in eight of seven billion amongst us goes to bed on an empty stomach. Needless to point out that most of the food-insecure are the small holding farmers in the ‘developing world’.

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Aperçu des interventions de la coopération belgo-congolaise de 2010 à 2014

Aperçu des interventions de la coopération belgo-congolaise de 2010 à 2014
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Improving Development Aid Design and Evaluation: Plan for Sailboats, Not Trains

Improving Development Aid Design and Evaluation: Plan for Sailboats, Not Trains | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Effective reform efforts require planning for and measuring change that is nonlinear and nonincremental. Complexity, or systems, theory offers insights for improving program design and evaluation.
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Essay: The death of international development

Essay: The death of international development | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
‘Development’ has failed to deliver. The reason, Jason Hickel argues, is that development organisations have failed to address the structural drivers of poverty
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Reynders en de Croo terug uit Congo: een analyse

Reynders en de Croo terug uit Congo: een analyse | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Minister van Buitenlandse Zaken Didier Reynders en minister van Ontwikkelingssamenwerking Alexander De Croo zijn net terug van een vierdaagse reis naar Congo. Het minste wat je kan zeggen is dat De Croo’s eerste bezoek aan de grootste ontvanger van Belgische ontwikkelingshulp niet onopgemerkt is gebleven. Onze analyse.
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The path forward

The path forward | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

Getting to a model of country ownership in which most of the ideas emanate from developing countries themselves, where risks are managed through transparency rather than micromanagement and where countries are able to responsibly raise and manage their own resources, is a long-term project. While the end point may be one that most would agree on, the transition will be legally complex and politically difficult.

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Human Development Report 2014

Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience
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Reynders et De Croo inaugurent trois bacs fluviaux à Kinshasa

Reynders et De Croo inaugurent trois bacs fluviaux à Kinshasa | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Trois bacs fluviaux destinés au désenclavement de zones agricoles en République démocratique du Congo et financés par la Belgique ont été inaugurés lundi à Kinshasa par les ministres belges des Affaires étrangères et de la Coopération au développement, Didier Reynders et Alexander De Croo.
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Dirk Deprez, représentant de la CTB en TDC:  «... nous butons parfois sur des rivières où la construction d’un nouveau pont n’est pas une option. Un bac permet de prolonger une route».

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'Bevolking moet beter worden van samenwerking tussen Congo en België'

'Bevolking moet beter worden van samenwerking tussen Congo en België' | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
De Belgische ministers De Croo en Reynders blijven in Congo hameren op een actiever engagement van België en Congo in de ontwikkelingssamenwerking. Zaterdagavond was al gezegd dat de Belgisch-Congolese vriendschap niet vrijblijvend is.
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Developmental Regimes in Africa

This report brings together work done as part of the Developmental Regimes in Africa project, which explores how developmental regimes might emerge and be sustained in Africa in the 21st century.

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The future of DfID — and UK development cooperation

The future of DfID — and UK development cooperation | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

Given its evolving aid priorities, DfID needs to change the way it does development and has to make sure its staff is well-equipped to handle an aid architecture that requires more than just program management, Devex has learned.

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Burundi - Le fonds commun de l'éducation: quel impact ?

Burundi - Le fonds commun de l'éducation: quel impact ? | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

En 2012, le Partenariat mondial pour l’éducation (PME) a accepté la requête du Burundi et décidé d’alimenter, à hauteur de 40 millions d’euros, le Fonds commun, considéré comme un mécanisme innovant et solide de financement du secteur, d'insertion et de renforcement du dialogue sectoriel. La Belgique, avec l’appui technique de la CTB, est devenue l’« entité de supervision » des fonds du PME au Burundi. À ce titre, elle coordonne les bailleurs de fonds dans le suivi de la gestion du Fonds commun, en parallèle de l'action de coordination des bailleurs par le chef de file en éducation (UNICEF). Il s’agit là d’une expérience unique et passionnante, propice à changer le destin de l’éducation au Burundi, celui du ministère ainsi que des bailleurs, dont la Belgique et la CTB.

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Collecter des données par téléphones mobiles : une première pour les projets CTB en RDC

Collecter des données par téléphones mobiles : une première pour les projets CTB en RDC | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

Le programme de développement agricole et de désenclavement au Kasaï Oriental (PRODAKOR-PRODEKOR) a conclu un partenariat avec la compagnie de collecte de données sur mobile, Forcier Consulting, afin d'étudier les besoins des ménages sur place. Après une formation initiale de trois jours, les enquêteurs locaux se sont déployés sur le terrain avec les appareils mobiles en utilisant le logiciel d'enquête Snap, en lieu et place de la méthode traditionnelle « papier-crayon ».

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Aid money for development projects in Nepal linked to child labour

Aid money for development projects in Nepal linked to child labour | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Bricks made by children and adults trapped in bonded labour have been used in projects funded by international donors including the UN, UK and the Asian Development Bank
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Julia Gillard highlights her key priorities for the next global development agenda

Julia Gillard highlights her key priorities for the next global development agenda | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Speaking at the Kapuscinski Development Lectures in Brussels, Belgium, Julia Gillard, Board Chair of the Global Partnership for Education, stresses that 2015 is a “pivotal moment for global development overall and for efforts to educate more of the world’s children.”
“This is a year for decision,” Gillard says. “To me, the agenda for this year is clear. The status quo is unacceptable. We need to raise our level of ambition and rapidly accelerate progress towards achieving our goals for global education.”
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Aid agencies sound alarm on Gaza amid fears rebuilding could take a century

Aid agencies sound alarm on Gaza amid fears rebuilding could take a century | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Charities unite to point finger at international community over broken promises as they call for lifting of Israeli blockade so that rebuilding can begin
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Power in Africa: democracy mapped

Power in Africa: democracy mapped | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
With crucial elections across the continent, 2015 is a critical year for democracy in Africa. Hover over each country on the maps below to find out about presidential term limits, voter turnouts and the longest serving leaders
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‘We hebben te lang gezwegen over mensenrechten in Congo’

‘We hebben te lang gezwegen over mensenrechten in Congo’ | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

'We verwachten méér inspanningen van deze Congolese overheid’, zegt Alexander De Croo, net terug uit Congo. ‘Vinden we in hen geen partner, dan gaan we de lokale en onze eigen ngo’s nog sterker helpen.’

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RDC : Kinshasa fustige les critiques du ministre belge De Croo envers le régime de Kabila

RDC : Kinshasa fustige les critiques du ministre belge De Croo envers le régime de Kabila | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

Le gouvernement congolais s'est dit "choqué" et  "fatigué des donneurs de leçons" après avoir essuyé les critiques frontales d'Alexander De Croo, le ministre belge de la Coopération au développement, en visite en RDC du 20 au 25 février en compagnie de Didier Reynders, son collègue des Affaires étrangères.

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A Kinshasa, Alexander De Croo lance une charge contre le régime Kabila

A Kinshasa, Alexander De Croo lance une charge contre le régime Kabila | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Le ministre en charge de la Coopération au développement, en déplacement au Congo, a critiqué vertement des mesures liberticides du régime local.
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La RDC, 1er bénéficiaire de l'aide belge au développement

La RDC, 1er bénéficiaire de l'aide belge au développement | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
A Kinshasa depuis ce week-end, Didier Reynders et Alexander De Croo, les ministres belges des Affaires étrangères et de la Coopération, rencontrent les acteurs politiques, économiques et la société civile. Le point sur l'aide belge au Congo.
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Frédéric Liégeois's curator insight, February 23, 5:55 AM

Good! La belgitude...

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Five myths about governance and development

Five myths about governance and development | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
'The history of human progress is completely clear: governance ideals are realised over time on the back of economic progress, not the other way round.'
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The myths of working in fragile states

The myths of working in fragile states | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

Does channeling more aid to fragile states create enough impact to help these countries transition into stability?

It remains unclear, at least in the case of six countries that have received increased support from the U.K. Department for International Development, which the Independent Commission for Aid Impact evaluated in its latest assessment.

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Julia Gillard: the world must target quality education for all children

Julia Gillard: the world must target quality education for all children | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Global Partnership for Education chair and former Australian prime minister calls for goals underpinned by ambition, clarity of vision and solid funding
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New development goals risk failure without clearer targets, scientists warn

New development goals risk failure without clearer targets, scientists warn | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Draft targets rely on vague language and would be more effective if set against numerical indicators, report says
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