EU development funding for Venezuela aims mainly to fight poverty.
EU Aid programmes
In 2002-2006, the European Commission provided funds for:
- disaster prevention and reconstruction (78%)
- fisheries (22%)
More info: Venezuela Country Strategy Paper 2002-2006
In 2007-2013, the EC foresees to provide €40M in funding for:
- modernising and decentralising the state (50%)
- fair and sustainable economic growth and diversified production (50%)
For more information on the cooperation framework between the EU and Venezuela please consult the EC's External Relations Webpage.