Regional integration

Regional integration

Un important accord permettant d’avancer dans le projet de la centrale hydroélectrique de Ruzizi III dans la région des Grands Lacs a été signé à Kinshasa avec les trois pays africains participants, le Rwanda, le Burundi et la République démocratique du Congo. Cet accord va lancer la phase des études géologiques et géotechniques complémentaires, la révision des études d’impact environnemental et social, et permettra de procéder aux études d’avant-projet détaillé et de préparer son bouclage financier.
Commission Implementing Decision of 1.4.2019 on the financing of the Annual Action Programme 2019 Part 1 for the Pan-African Programme. 
Since 2018, the EU supports the Sub Regional Fisheries Commission in organising join campaigns at sea to control fishing vessels and fight illegal fishing.
In the framework of the PESCAO programme, the Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission (SRFC) organises joint operations at sea aimed at inspecting fishing vessels. Inspectors of the Eurpean Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA) participate in these operations.
Commission Implementing Decision of 30.10.2018 on the Annual Action Programme 2018 for the Pan-African Programme to be financed from the general budget of the European Union.
Local and regional authorities’ representatives from almost 80 countries have convened at the “Cities and Regions for Development Cooperation” forum to discuss urban development challenges and ways to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals at local and regional level.
MEPE Project Phase I is a Government of Malawi project implemented with financial support from the European Union under the European Development Fund (EDF). The financial support is channeled through the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Adjustment Facility (CAF). The CAF provides support to COMESA Fund Member States to make the necessary fiscal, economic and social adjustments that are needed for succesful regional integration.
The overall objective is to enhance the production and competitiveness of cooperatives and SME clusters in the edible oil, leather products, and textile and garment industries in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region and beyond.
Development and promotion of sustainable tourism (products) in a fragile destination. The project aims to increase provision and consumption of sustainable tourism products to preserve the area with regards to: assurance of private sector uptake and benefit responsible utilisation of natural resources and protection of cultural heritage, minorities and inclusive economic participation.

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