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An initiative of the Australian Government
An initiative of the Australian Government
Wednesday, 9 April 2014
Australia partners with Ghana to address mining law and policy challenges - The Australian Government is supporting collaboration between the law schools of the University of Ghana and the University of Western Australia to develop a mining law and policy ‘executive-level short course’ in Accra. The International Mining for Development Centre has brought the two law schools together, with support ...
Sunday, 16 March 2014
Innovative partnership tackles Africa’s infrastructure challenges - The Vocational Training and Secondment Activity - an innovative collaboration between the Australian Government and the private sector in South Africa - aimed to provide practical experiential learning. Poor infrastructure is a key constraint on economic and social development across Africa. It increases costs and ...
Sunday, 16 March 2014
Diplomacy training fosters learning and partnerships - The Australian Government continues to strengthen diplomacy and foster friendship with, and between, African countries through an on-going series of trainings for diplomats in Africa. Ten diplomats from Cameroon, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Egypt, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Uganda and Zambia have been ...
Sunday, 16 March 2014
Australia gives Ghana ‘food for thought’ on farming systems - Sub-Saharan Africa has struggled to achieve food security. Almost one in three people in the region suffer from hunger. Consequently, food insecurity is an ongoing challenge in Sub-Saharan Africa, and causes national and regional instability. Whilst Australian farmers on average produce enough food to feed 20 people, African farmers ...
Saturday, 15 March 2014
Vocational training and secondment activity: Case study 3 - The extractive industry has been a major development catalyst in the Copper Belt region of Zambia for decades. All towns in the region have continued to rely on mining activities for social-economic growth. A past process of nationalisation of mines had a dual effect of collapsing investment (now reversed) and weak shared infrastructure ...
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Australia's partnership and development program in Africa
The Australia-Africa Partnerships Facility (AAPF) is an initiative of the Australian Government to facilitate relationships and development cooperation with African governments and institutions. The Facility responds to requests from African partner governments and institutions to provide training, study tours, short-term advisory support and funding for capacity building programs.
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