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  • BlogUK election and Brexit: No clarity in sight for development and trade
  • BlogTime to move towards an interest-driven Africa-EU political partnership (part two)
  • PaperThe impact of Economic Partnership Agreements on the development of African value chains
  • VideoGerald Abila shares his story - How BarefootLaw brings access to justice to the people of Uganda

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Latest blog from Matthias Deneckere

Rethinking Germany’s peace policy: From crisis management to sustainable peace?

Matthias Deneckere | 9 June 2017

ECDPM's Matthias Deneckere and Andrew Sherriff take a closer look at some of the recent trends in Germany's support to sustainable peace.

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Latest blog from Tasnim Abderrahim

Tunisia’s decentralisation process at a crossroads

Tasnim Abderrahim | 24 May 2017

Without a new decentralising framework, elections for new local councils in Tunisia will not make them more responsive to local concerns. In this blog, originally published by Carnegie, Tasnim Abderrahim explains why.

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Latest article from Hanne Knaepen

Women’s struggle in food value chains

Hanne Knaepen | 18 May 2017

Women are structurally disadvantaged at the various stages of the dairy value chain. However, according to ECDPM's Hanne Knaepen and Karim Karaki, this is not a women’s struggle alone; involving men in consultation processes and implementation is crucial.

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Dossier: ECDPM Challenges Papers

Last updated 3 March 2017

The 2017 edition or our Challenges Paper explores some of the political challenges for the year 2017, adopting issues of financing for development and EU-Africa cooperation as a guideline, and exploring ways to match means to emerging priorities.

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Dossier: The future of ACP-EU relations post-2020

Last updated 16 January 2017

Discussions about the future of the ACP-EU relationship are currently in full swing. To learn more, have a look at our dossier collecting all ECDPM work on ACP-EU relations.

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Dossier: The changing relations between Europe and North Africa

Last updated 27 June 2017

The wave of revolutionary Arab Spring events had and still have a big effect on the relations between Europe and North Africa. To learn more, have a look at our dossier on the two regions.

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Dossier: The political economy of regional integration in Africa

Last updated 18 November 2016

What are the drivers and constraints to regional integration in Africa? And what role do regional organisations play? Find out more in our dossier.

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