News and Insights

News and Insights

News and Insights

Ethiopia: New Land Governance Project Addresses Voluntary Land Consolidation Procedures

Nearly 80% of Ethiopia's 108 million inhabitants live in rural areas and are dependent on agricultural production, which accounts for roughly 38% of the gross national product. Eighty-five per cent of the land is degraded and has low productivity per hectare. Due to the low availability of farming land per capita and the use of rudimentary farming methods, smallholder agriculture has failed to meet subsistence needs of farmers.

Tajikistan: In-Service teacher training project gains ample recognition

GOPA has been implementing a European Union-funded TVET project in Tajikistan since 2017. The project, “TA to the Ministry of Labour, Migration and Employment in the area of In-Service Teacher Training for the Initial Technical, Vocational Education and Training system”, has recently launched a video with its main highlights.

The video has been broadcasted several times on Tajik television, yielding widespread national recognition for the project.





Western Balkans and Turkey: Improving the quality and availability of official statistics

GOPA is pleased to continue our successful cooperation with Eurostat and the seven partner countries for another three years within the recently launched IPA 2019 multi-beneficiary statistical cooperation programme. The IPA MBP is one of the largest and most important instruments for promoting regional cooperation in the field of statistics in the Western Balkans and Turkey.

Niger: Vocational training activities helping youth employment and professional integration

GOPA is pleased to have recently launched intervention area 2 of “ProEMPLOI II”, the 2nd phase of a successful employment promotion project we’ve been supporting in Niger since November 2018. This new phase aims to improve employment and income opportunities of young people aged 15-35, as well as owners and employees of local micro, small and medium-sized enterprises and agricultural cooperatives in the regions of Agadez, Tillaberi and Zinder.