France/Launch of the call for projects in support of decentralized cooperation "Inclusive and responsible digital

The COVID-19 crisis has revealed that digital technology is at the heart of our societies and our lives. It has transformed our social relationships. It is a new place of economic and political possibilities. But the digital world is now facing several challenges: to be accessible to all, to serve citizens, to reduce its environmental impact.

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Togo/The decentralization process must take root

All 117 municipalities must have a municipal development plan (CDP). Few of them have undertaken this delicate but necessary exercise.

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Belgium/"Belgium Sleep Out": a solidarity action to mobilize against homelessness

In order to accelerate the fight against homelessness in Belgium, Infirmiers de rue is launching "Rêve de toit, réveil chez soi". From mid-September to October 14, this media campaign of the association wants to underline the fact that we all have a role to play in this fight. On October 7th, the association proposes you to spend a night of solidarity!

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Guinea/Decentralization. Mayors in general assembly in Conakry

The extraordinary general assembly of the national association of communes of Guinea (ANCG) began this Thursday in Conakry. During this meeting, the members of the ANCG will examine the statutes and internal regulations of their structure but also renew the members of the current board.

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Canada/Ontario improves snowmobile trails in the North

Investment of over $800,000 will ensure that world-class trails remain safe and enjoyable

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Cameroon: 204 billion F from the World Bank to implement decentralization

On the ground, the allocation will be steered by the Minister of Decentralization and Local Development.

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France/ Major European project, the Seine-Northern Europe Canal takes shape

The 107-kilometer-long Seine-Northern Europe Canal will link northern France to more than 20,000 kilometers of navigable European waterways by 2030. For the economy of Hauts-de-France, this EU-funded project is a breeding ground for opportunities.

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Colombia: territories freed from mines, lives freed from fear

Since 2016, HI has conducted demining operations in the department of Cauca. Today, the region of Inzá is free of mines, the communities resume their activities with peace of mind.

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France/La Gâtinelle, a local currency that encourages local purchases, in the Deux-Sèvres

For nearly five years, a hundred businesses have been accepting the Gâtinelle, a local currency that aims to encourage local purchases, mainly used in the center of the Deux-Sèvres.

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France/Seine-et-Marne: a community of municipalities launches the zero waste challenge

The first edition of the zero waste challenge is open to twenty families living in Plaines et Monts de France. The objective: to encourage people to reduce their waste.

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Burkina/Northern Region: "Boukayamdé", an alternative solution to food insecurity

Faced with increasing food insecurity, farmers in the northern region, particularly in the province of Passoré, have found an alternative solution in this innovation, through the development of this local variety of sorghum, "Boukayamdé", which hides shame in the local language. This variety of sorghum, which is very early and very profitable in terms of production, is a shield against hunger. In Yargo in the commune of Kirsi, farmers have been cultivating it for three winter seasons. Immersion in some fields in Yargo!

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Belgium/Walloon Brabant: a first count of the homeless before the establishment of several shelters

This is a first in Walloon Brabant! In partnership with the Centre d'Action Laïque, the King Baudouin Foundation, the CPAS and universities (including UCLouvain), the Relais social intercommunal du Brabant wallon is going to count the number of homeless and "badly housed" people.

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Togo: Traders and consumers equipped to use conventional measuring instruments

In Togo, the use of bowls and heaps as measuring instruments in the sale of agricultural, fishing and hunting products should disappear in favor of the International System of Units (SI) of measurement.

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France/European Commission at the Salon des Maires & Congress of Mayors

The European Commission will be present through its "Europe of the municipalities" service, dedicated exclusively to local elected officials and decision-makers at the Salon des Maires et des Collectivités locales, which will be held in Paris from 22 to 24 November 2022.

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Niger/Celebration of the International Day of Access to Information: Raising awareness of national institutions and citizens on the importance of access to information

The President of the Superior Council of Communication, Dr. Kabirou Sani, presided yesterday morning in Niamey, the launch of the open day for the organization of the celebration of the World Access to Information Day. The theme of this edition is "artificial intelligence, e-governance and access to information". This event aims to promote the sharing of information and to bring together republican institutions, civil society organizations and citizens.

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DRC/Maniema: Caritas-Development Supports Rice-Fish Farming Project in Kasongo Territory

Caritas-Development's support is part of the reduction of deforestation and the development of lowland areas.

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France/Auray Country. The community of municipalities wants to accelerate its energy sobriety

Auray Quiberon terre atlantique has adopted, this Thursday, September 29, 2022 in community council, in Camors (Morbihan), an intention in favor of the energy mix and sobriety.

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Partnership between the Government of Benin and USADF: A fair of products from beneficiary organizations opened in Cotonou

The Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises and Employment Promotion and his colleague of Industry and Trade co-presided this Thursday, September 29, 2022 in Cotonou, the launching ceremony of the Fair of the products of the beneficiary organizations of the partnership between the Government of Benin and the United States Foundation for Development in Africa (USADF).

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France/Waste: some municipalities charge their residents according to the number of garbage cans

Since 2016, 14 municipalities have been implementing a new waste collection system. Residents pay based on their number of trash cans per year.

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Benin/Accountability session in the commune of Nikki: The management of the drinking water supply sector for the year 2022 exposed to the population

Mayor Joseph Rolland GOUNOU LAFIA, his Deputies, the Executive Secretary and the executives of the Nikki City Council went from September 22 to 23, 2022 to the chief towns of the commune for the first public accountability hearing of the year. This first accountability session is solely devoted to the management of drinking water supply in the various districts.

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