Policy Papers

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NGO recommendations for an external investment plan fit for development

When using ODA to leverage private finance through blending and bank guarantees, it is essential to put the right safeguards and criteria in place and to make sure that the investments contribute to rights based, inclusive and sustainable development. Joint CSO Recommendations on the European Ext...

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CONCORD messages to EU and Member States for negotiating Agenda 2030 follow-up and review

CONCORD regrets the lack of ambition of current proposals for the monitoring and review of Agenda 2030 and calls the EU to ensure that robust and independent accountability mechanisms from local to global level are put in place. Read the messages here

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The impact of seed law reforms on food security in Africa

This paper outlines how seed law reforms contribute to the erosion of seed diversity, which is vital for climate change adaptation and food security. It assesses whether EU development assistance for African seed law reforms are coherent with the EU's food security objectives. APRODEV PCD Discuss...

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Economic Partnership Agreements

  RESOURCE PAGE ON EPAS Joint NGO letters and briefings on EPAs Letter to EU Development Ministers, December 2013 Letter to MEPs, January 2013 EPA Briefing Paper to MEPs: Still pushing the wrong deal for Africa? 2012 APRODEV resources on EPAs (chronological order) EPA...

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EU Common Agricultural Policies

  CAP RESOURCE PAGE   APRODEV policy papers on CAP reform 2013 CAP Reform 2013 Statement CAP Lobby Brief 7: Mitigating GHG emissions and promoting sustainable agriculture CAP Lobby Brief 1: The international responsibility of the CAP CAP Lobby Brief 2: EU imports o...

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EU trade policies

This resource page provides background information published by ACT Alliance EU, previously APRODEV, on EU trade and investment policies with developing countries, bilateral trade negotiations and WTO negotiations on the Agreement on Agriculture... For resources on Economic Partnership Agreement,...

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