MOGADISHU – The launching ceremony of the European Union funded project Resilient Fisheries and Livestock Value Chain for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth (RAAISE) took place this morning at the Decale Hotel in Mogadishu. The €14.7 million project implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was officially inaugurated by the Ministry of Planning, Investment and Economic Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources and the Ministry of Livestock Forestry and Range.
15/01/2021 – HR/VP Blog – For more than two months, conflict has been raging in the Tigray region in Ethiopia. The situation is desperate for the local population and the conflict is unsettling dynamics both within Ethiopia and the whole region. I have passed a clear message to the Ethiopian leadership: we are ready to help, but unless there is access for humanitarian aid operators, the EU cannot disburse the planned budget support to the Ethiopian government.