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.

Fast start finance: fuelling the fight against climate change in Africa

Africa is on the frontline of climate change: direct consequences such as desertification, floods and droughts can already be felt today, and widespread poverty across the continent means that the opportunities to adapt to global warming and mitigate its effects are very limited. The EU has...

Boosting agriculture, eliminating hunger

Agricultural development in Africa is key to relieving poverty and ending hunger: agriculture is still the main economic base for the continent’s poor and accounts for around a third of GDP. The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) was put in place to achieve agriculture-...

Benin, Cameroon, Mali and Senegal: working together towards efficient labour migration management

The “Partnership for labour migration management” Partenariat pour la gestion des migrations professionnelles, PGMP project, co-funded by the EU under the Migration and Asylum Thematic Programme, supports the Public Employment Services (PES) of four African countries: Benin, Cameroon, Mali and...

The creation of decent and sustainable jobs for the youth of poor and marginalized communities as a response of the Dece...

ILO Project Youth Employment Support, Jobs for the Unemployed and Marginalized young People YES JUMP, funded by the Federal Republic of Germany and with the overall technical management from ILO’s Regional Office for Africa in Addis Ababa, Youth Employment Support (YES) Jobs for the Unemployed and...

Equipping young people with the right skills to build a sustainable energy future

Solar power generation in the Sahara could cover a significant share of the electricity needs in North Africa and beyond. To make this possible, the RE-Generation MENA project is offering degree programmes in renewable energy to young people in Egypt and Tunisia. The project is being implemented by...

Creating a regional power exchange market

A new power transmission line from Kibuye to Birembo via Goma aims to achieve a cheaper and safer power supply, system stability and an optimised use of energy, as part of a power transmission project in Central and East Africa. The project is designed to create a regional power exchange market...

Wind of change for renewable energy in Morocco

WEREEMA stands for Wind Energy, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. It is the name of a project promoting the use of renewable energies in Morocco. Launched by the Desertec Foundation, its purpose is to consolidate expertise in this field through knowledge transfer. Desertec hopes that the...

Researching African Migration and Gender: the IMMIS Project

The IMMIS project “African Migration and Gender in Global Context – Implementing Migration Studies” is supported by the EDULINK Programme, an ACP-EU cooperation programme in the area of higher education. IMMIS is a joint curriculum development and research project by Makerere University, Kampala,...

AU.COMMIT Campaign: when the fight against trafficking becomes a priority for Africa

Recently, the fight against trafficking in human beings has gained more prominent place in the international and regional forums pertaining to global governance. This is particularly true with regard to the United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT) and the Blue Heart...

Supporting African development through UK based small and Diaspora organisations

The ‘Common Ground initiative’ aims at increasing funding for small and diaspora organisations based in the UK and supporting development in Africa. With over £20 million made available for grants from 2009 to 2012, the Common Ground Initiative is one of the most important government-funded...