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.

Training health workforce in Africa through distance learning

The African Medical and Research Foundation /AMREF is implementing training programmes for all categories of the health workforce in Eastern and Southern Africa to combat the critical shortage of health service providers. Out of the 57 countries suffering from a critical shortage of health service...

Towards a major ICT broadband infrastructure in Africa

The Umojanet project deals with developing and structuring regional broadband infrastructure. The project aims to enhance the regional and global connectivity of Africa and also to boost economic growth via improved access to information, services and education. It helps to bridge the digital...

AXIS – developing an African internet system

As part of a bigger plan to enhance information and communication technologies in Africa, the African Internet Exchange System (AXIS) project supports the establishment of a continental African internet infrastructure. The project aims to create an African internet system through setting up:...

A new transport master plan for Namibia

Namibia’s transport system, suffering from poor planning and a lack of investments, will receive an overhaul to improve transport connections throughout the region. The country’s transport sector is strategically placed to serve the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), with its transport...

Investing in renewable energy in East Africa

East Africa is facing growing energy demand alongside rising levels of fossil fuel consumption. Together with growing urban populations and deforestation, greenhouse gas emissions are also sharply increasing, which is why there is a great need for renewable energies in the area. Forecasts...

Telemedicine services to Sub-Saharan Africa

A satellite-based infrastructure can bring medical help to Sub-Saharan Africa efficiently while improving the general health care in the area. An eMedicine project is putting this into practice at an affordable cost. The satellite infrastructure will aim at providing educational, clinical,...

Boosting Liberia’s power supply

Rehabilitating the Mount Coffee Hydropower Plant is part of a bigger plan in Liberia to regain power stability and financial benefits. The project is to answer to the Liberian people’s urgent electricity needs and also to produce power to neighbouring countries. The plan to develop the entire St....

Safer and faster travel to generate growth in South-East Africa

The Nacala Corridor is a regional road/rail route which connects Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique, linking Lusaka to the port of Nacala. The Great East Road, which forms part of this corridor, is being rehabilitated along a 360-kilometre section. Better roads will mean faster journeys and improved...

Douala road works to improve economy and environment

Road rehabilitation in Douala contributes to economic efficiency and helps tackle social and environmental problems, as well as safety issues related to traffic problems. The ‘Access to Douala’ project aims at widening and reconstructing a 20-kilometre section of the access road to Douala in...

Developing expertise for ‘clean development’

BOAD is the development bank of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), the member states including Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo. Training activities are carried out to develop its environmental expertise and capacities. BOAD funds...