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Bolivia is a major recipient of EU development funding in Latin America. This aims mainly to reduce poverty.

EU Aid Programmes

In 2002-2006, the European Commission provided funds for:

  • fair access to social services (35%)
  • food security and sustainable rural development (15%)
  • economic cooperation (5%)
  • transport infrastructure (45%)

More info: Bolivia Country Strategy Paper pdf - 808 KB [808 KB] 2002-2006  


  • PRASPANDO (Water and Sanitation)
  • APEMIN II (Economic Development - Mining areas)
  • FONADAL (Alternative Development and Environment)

You will find the list (in Spanish) of current projects on the website of the Delegation of the European Union to Bolivia.


In 2007-2013, the Commission foresees to provide €234M in funding for:

  • generating economic opportunities (41%)
  • government action against drug production and trafficking (33.5%)
  • sustainable management of natural resources (25.5%)

More info: Bolivia Country Strategy Paper pdf - 565 KB [565 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) 2007-2013



The EC also finances action in Bolivia on human rights, food security, the environment, health, gender equality and decentralised cooperation, and co-finances projects with NGOs.

For more information on the framework cooperation between the EU and Bolivia please consult the EC's European External Action Service.


Last update: 15/01/2014 | Top