All success stories

All success stories

Success stories illustrate concrete examples of the Africa-EU Partnership in action. Use the drop-down menu to find stories by area of cooperation or country, or browse through the most recently uploaded stories below.

WAR – Women Against Rape

Empowering women who have fallen victim to abuse is a crucial step towards gender equality. In Botswana, the organisation ‘Women Against Rape’ (WAR) is providing support to women who have been raped or have suffered other forms of violence. While the main focus is to assist women in recovering from...

Combating HIV & AIDS in Malawi and Mozambique

The Prevention, Positive Living and Empowerment initiative, or APPLE as it is more commonly known, is a European Commission-backed project which aims to curb the spread of the HIV and AIDS in Malawi and Mozambique. Through this project, support networks have been set up to provide testing,...

Better education for Egypt

Improving education is crucial for Egypt: with a global population of 18.7 million students and 1.7 million ministerial employees, the country’s education system is the largest in the North Africa, and it is growing rapidly. The Effective School Project (ESP) was set up to meet this challenge....

Mauritius: stamping out poverty through empowering local actors

Mauritius has undergone a successful transformation from an agriculture-based to a diversified economy. However, particular efforts targeting marginalised and vulnerable groups are necessary to integrate them into the economic mainstream and create a stable social and political environment. The...

CAMPO: for a better circulation of skills between Cape Verde and the EU

Strengthening the Capacity of Cape Verde to Manage Labour and Return Migration within the Framework of the Mobility Partnership established with the EU Cape Verde and migration In the last years, Cape Verde has experienced extensive flows of migration where virtually every family has a relative...

Institutional support to the movement of people for work between the EU and Morocco

The National Agency for the Promotion of Employment and Skills (ANAPEC) in Morocco has institutionalised its activities at international level and has established itself as the official Moroccan partner for the management of European job offers. The close relations between the European Union (EU)...

Sustaining livelihoods and landscapes

The mountain forests in southwest Ethiopia form a vast pool of resources, supplying water to the north as well as to the Nile. A lack of protection, however, has meant that these forests were being cleared as local farmers sought to expand, outside investors were given land and resettlement schemes...

Making the most of agricultural exports

Helping African countries produce quality fruit and vegetables that conform to EU food safety regulations is crucial if farmers are to benefit from exports. The Pesticides Initiative Programme (PIP) aims to help producers in Africa meet these demands. Its stated objective is to, “Maintain and,...

MIGSEC PROJECT: Extending social protection to migrant workers and their families in Africa

Social security is a basic human right, enshrined in major international instruments, and an important tool to alleviate poverty and ensure social cohesion. Nevertheless, only 20 per cent of the world's population has adequate social security coverage, and fewer than 10 per cent of workers in least...

Increasing opportunities for the rural poor: the Financing Facility for Remittances

One of the key findings of the recent World Bank “Leveraging Migration for Africa” report relates to the persistence of strong barriers that prevent African countries from fully grasping the potential benefits of remittances. A situation which had already been described in IFAD’s “Sending...