France/In Montreuil-Juigné, police officers share their passion(s) with young people

Through an initiative that began in the early 2000s in Montreuil-Juigné, near Angers, young people who are members of the youth center and the leisure center can take part in activities with associations, institutions and municipal services such as the municipal police.

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India wants to expand its partnership with ASEAN

India hopes to further expand its partnerships with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said at the ASEAN-India Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Phnom Penh on August 4.

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Single social register of Burkina Faso: The orientation and monitoring committee holds its first session for the year 2022

The Minister of National Solidarity and Humanitarian Action, Lazare Zoungrana, presided over the opening of the first session of the Orientation and Monitoring Committee of the Single Social Register (COS/RSU), which he chairs, on August 4, 2022. This initiative of the government, with the support of technical and financial partners, marks an important turning point in the process of operationalizing the RSU in the sense that it consecrates the political will of the government to take decisions to accelerate the process.

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France/Grenade. The partnership between the association and the community: it works for the Social and Solidarity Grocery!

Since the beginning of July, the project of the Epicerie Sociale (social grocery store) carried by the Municipality of Grenada and its CCAS, has become a reality. Indeed, the Epicerie Sociale has finally opened its doors and this beautiful realization has been possible thanks to the will of the Municipality of Grenada to develop the action of food aid for the inhabitants, and the know-how of the association "Inservices", which now has 3 social and solidarity grocery stores, including the one of Grenada.

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Benin/Table egg sector: The Government provides poultry farmers with 38,000 imported laying chicks

The Government of Benin, in its agricultural policy, has planned to support a certain number of agricultural sectors, including the consumer egg sector. On Wednesday, August 3, 2022, the officials of the Territorial Agency of Agricultural Development of the pole 7 received at the Cardinal Bernardin GANTIN International Airport, a first wave of 38.000 day-old laying chicks, imported under the second campaign of support in day-old laying chicks to the laying hen breeders installed in the Republic of Benin

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Canada/Charlevoix transportation network: the Corporation is satisfied

It was quite a challenge to implement the new transportation network in Charlevoix. We had to constantly work at communicating with clients and suppliers. After more than a month of service, the Corporation de mobilité collective de Charlevoix team is proud of the work accomplished.

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France/ Sustainable development: oil-fired boilers now banned, and soon gas boilers

Since July 1, 2022, no oil-fired boiler can be purchased or installed in a dwelling. From 2025, gas boilers will be affected: they will no longer be sold or replaced in housing subject to the RE 2020. In addition to this announcement, there are uncertainties related to the current geopolitical context, particularly the supply of gas, 40% of which comes from Russia. It is an understatement to say that it is becoming urgent to rethink the way we heat our homes by turning to reliable, less polluting and more economical energy sources!

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France/Villegly City Council: new Sustainable Development Plan approved

Last meeting of the City Council before the summer break during which the following files were examined:

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Vietnam/PetroVietnam plays a central role in local development

As a large state-owned enterprise, the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam - PVN) has a mission to support economic development in disadvantaged regions and localities. The group has always prioritized projects in poor localities that can serve as an engine for local economic growth.

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Canada/Call for projects for the Bas-Saint-Laurent territorial partnership program

The Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec in partnership with the various MRCs of the Bas-Saint-Laurent territory, the Collectif régional de développement du Bas-Saint-Laurent and Culture Bas-Saint-Laurent have launched the first call for projects under the Entente de partenariat territorial en lien avec la collectivité du Bas-Saint-Laurent 2022-2025.

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Morocco/Al Hoceima Province: agricultural development projects are making great strides

The Minister inaugurated a unit of recovery and drying of figs and dried fruit in the province of Al Hoceima. He also ensured the progress of construction sites of rural roads in the region, as well as the project of raising dairy goats and valorization of production.

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France/Participatory budget in Brest: soon fridges of solidarity for the difficult end of the month

Solidarity fridges will soon be installed in Brest, at the initiative of Mikael Le Borgne. A help that he thinks is precious for many inhabitants.

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Togo/Ambitious local development

Golfe 2, one of the communes of Lomé, will invest 4 billion CFA francs in community infrastructure over the next 5 years.

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Japan/Okayama: a city united for education for sustainable development

Okayama City, with a population of 720,000, is located in Okayama Prefecture, about 700 kilometers west of Tokyo.

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France/The Departmental Council in action!

Michel PELIEU, President of the Hautes-Pyrénées Department, met with the elected members of the Permanent Commission on July 29 to vote on a series of aids and measures within his competence.

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Côte d'Ivoire/ Traders invited to boost their sector to contribute to the development of the Nawa region

The president of the regional council of Nawa, Minister Alain Richard Donwahi, invites the traders of Nawa to boost their sector in order to contribute to the development of the region, during the meeting of presentation of the office of their association, Tuesday, August 2, 2022, in Soubré.

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France/Far from the cities, an autonomous shuttle tries its luck in rural areas

An autonomous vehicle improving mobility in the countryside: several municipalities in the Indre region are experimenting until the end of 2022 with an automatic shuttle service presented as a world first.

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Côte d'Ivoire/ Fight against poverty: A forum to ensure the emergence of a development dynamic at the local level

"Gradually lift the Ivorian population out of poverty and increase the competitiveness of the national economy ..., and give the opportunity to all citizens of cities and towns to participate in the influence of the regions. This is the meaning of the first edition of the Strategic Forum held this Thursday, August 4, 2022, in the premises of the Ivorian employers' association, in Abidjan-Plateau.

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Canada/150th of Saint-Magloire: a lot of action and a participation beyond expectations

After Saint-Léon recently, it was Saint-Magloire's turn to celebrate its 150th anniversary this past weekend. An impressive program was offered to the public during this intensive weekend which, according to the president of the organizing committee, Mélanye Gendreau, attracted large crowds.

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Uneca and Betacube launch the "tech african women" program

Uneca (United Nations Economic Commission for Africa), in partnership with betacube, is launching the call for applications for the tech african women program. Over the past five years, the number of startups founded and led by women has increased significantly in Africa. To support them, women startups in the ideation phase from Ethiopia, Senegal, Tanzania and Tunisia are invited to apply for the Tech African women (TAW) program.

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