Teacher’s guide

Human Development in Africa is essential as development is about people. To be effective, development strategies must be people-oriented and development aid must empower people. The European Union leads the way in development cooperation partners in Africa. In October 2005, the European Commission approved a new “Strategy for Africa”, with a firm commitment to do “more, better and faster”.

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Pedagogical Kit - Creating your own project

Dear Teachers,

The aim of this pedagogical kit is to help you and your pupils to go a step deeper and get a better understanding of development cooperation by working on a case study based on real facts.
In a summarized version you find relevant information about the specific development issues of a central African country. A problem solving methodology helps you to work on this real case and come to reasonable solutions. Additional country information helps you to embed the case study into the country’s context.

The case study and the methodology are provided by EuropeAid, the Commission's co-operation office which manages EU external aid programmes.

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