Implementing Cameroon LCDF’s Agenda in the South West Region

Chede Palm Wine - ANAG

Chede was privileged to be selected in April 2011 by the SNV-supported Local Capacity Development Facility (LCDF Cameroon), of which Chede is a founding member, to serve as its Regional Focal Point (RFP) for the South West, with seat in Kumba, the business capital of the South West, where LCDF organized its very first . . . → Read More: Implementing Cameroon LCDF’s Agenda in the South West Region

Extending Chede’s Farmer-support Services and Supply Chain in the South West Region

Processing of ANAG Palm Wine

Chede’s 2010-2020 strategic plan envisions progressive emphasis on the processing and marketing of food products locally and internationally. This strategy aims to raise the incomes of village smallholders, especially women, operating in farmer groups within Chede’s village network, in pursuance of its village-oriented development philosophy.

This network has until now existed mostly in Kupe . . . → Read More: Extending Chede’s Farmer-support Services and Supply Chain in the South West Region

New Technology and Processes Deliver Impressive Results for Chede 2012 Coffee Season

Plante de cafe mur

The 2012 Chede coffee campaign is moving into full gear as the Muambong Centre of the national pilot project on fully washed coffee begins to deliver impressive results in terms of the quality and quantity of cherry processed so far by the ecological pulping machine installed last year. At the current pace, the Muambong . . . → Read More: New Technology and Processes Deliver Impressive Results for Chede 2012 Coffee Season

Le rôle de la France et des Français dans la politique européenne de coopération au développement

Témoignage de Dieter Frisch, ancien Directeur Général du Développement à la Commission Européenne, présenté au Colloque « La France, l’Europe et l’aide au développement – des Traités de Rome à nos jours », Paris, 8 Décembre 2011.

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Insights and Implications for Development Cooperation

This research provides fresh perspectives on the topic of capacity and its development. It does so by highlighting endogenous perspectives: how capacity develops from within, rather than focusing on what outsiders do to induce it. The research also embraces ideas on capacity development drawn from literature outside the context of development cooperation.

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The Aid Effectiveness Agenda: The benefits of going ahead

The purpose of this study is to estimate the gains that can be made in terms of aid effectiveness by the implementation of the commitments of the Paris Declaration (PD) and the Accra Agenda for Action (AAA) by the EU and its member states. The focus is on reforms which are under the exclusive . . . → Read More: The Aid Effectiveness Agenda: The benefits of going ahead

Challenges for Africa-EU relations in 2012

ECDPM’s annual Challenges Paper seeks to identify important debates that can be expected in the coming year and beyond and to sketch the backdrop against which these will unfold. The aim is not to predict outcomes, but to situate debates that concern Africa-EU relations so as to facilitate as wide a stakeholder engagement as . . . → Read More: Challenges for Africa-EU relations in 2012