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EU development funding for Brazil aims mainly to promote political dialogue and knowledge exchange with the EU.


EU Aid programmes

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

  • economic reform (47%)
  • reforming public administration and human rights (21%)
  • social development (23%)
  • environment (9%)

More info: Brazil Country Strategy Paper pdf - 345 KB [345 KB] 2002-2006  

You will find the list (in Portuguese) of current projects on the website of the EC's delegation to Brazil.


In 2007-2013, the European Commission foresees to provide €61M in funding for:

  • EU-Brazil relations (70%)
  • environmental aspects of sustainable development (30%)

More info: Brazil Country Strategy Paper pdf - 357 KB [357 KB] Deutsch (de) français (fr) 2007-2013


The EC also finances action in Brazil on human rights, the environment, decentralised cooperation, and co-finances projects with NGOs.

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



Last update: 17/02/2012 | Top