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  • BlogNegotiating the next EU budget: A unique opportunity for EU foreign and development policy
  • Blog‘Making Africa work’ – What not to do
  • Blog and interactive mapRegional organisations in Africa – Mapping multiple memberships
  • PaperEnding hunger and malnutrition: The role of public-private partnerships

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Latest paper from Andrew Sherriff

Strategically financing an effective role for the EU in the world: First reflections on the next EU budget

Andrew Sherriff | 3 October 2017

This new paper highlights ECDPM's first reflections on the next Multiannual Financial Framework, the EU budget, for which informal negotiations have already started.

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Latest blog from Jean Bossuyt

ACP-EU relations beyond 2020: Engaging the future or perpetuating the past?

Jean Bossuyt | 4 September 2017

Discussions on the future of ACP-EU relations are moving at a very slow pace while the clock keeps on ticking. In a new policy brief, ECDPM’s Jean Bossuyt sheds light on the way to break the inertia. The preferred ‘umbrella’ scenario, he says, needs to be turned on its head.

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Latest article from Paulina Bizzotto Molina

How can a bank’s financial services and networks contribute to the sustainability of food systems?

Paulina Bizzotto Molina | 12 September 2017

Finance can play a role in moving towards more sustainable food systems. ECDPM explores this topic with Rabobank, an agricultural cooperative bank founded nearly 120 years ago in the Netherlands.

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Dossier: The future of ACP-EU relations

Last updated 9 October 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 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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Dossier: The changing relations between Europe and North Africa

Last updated 21 September 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: ECDPM Challenges Papers

Last updated 18 September 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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