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  1. Commission pledges €100 million to help Mozambique recover from cyclones Idai and Kenneth - 03/06/2019

    The EU has pledged €100 million to help Mozambique recover from the devastating effects of cyclones Idai and Kenneth, which hit the country in March and April this year. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, made the an ...

  2. External Evaluation of the European Union's Cooperation with the West Africa Region (2008-2016) - 03/05/2019

    The purpose of the evaluation is to provide a comprehensive and independent assessment of the European Union (EU)’s past and present regional cooperation in West Africa, in order to draw key lessons and make recommendations for the future, including within the context of post-Cotonou and the next programming cycle.
  3. The EU-funded PESCAO programme helps to fight illegal fishing in the Gulf of Guinea - 26/04/2019

    Since 2018, the EU supports the Sub Regional Fisheries Commission in organising join campaigns at sea to control fishing vessels and fight illegal fishing.

    PESCAO, IUU Fishing

  4. Africa-Europe Alliance: EU invests €10 million to improve business climate in West and Central Africa - 12/04/2019

    The EU is investing €10 million in technical assistance and capacity building in partner countries in Africa to help improve the business and investment climate, in cooperation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Two support programmes are being a ...

  5. Improved Regional Fisheries Governance in Western Africa (PESCAO) - 25/03/2019

    The EU funded programme for improved regional fisheries governance in Western Africa (PESCAO) aims at enhancing the contribution of fisheries resources to sustainable development, food security and poverty alleviation in West Africa. This programme has 3 ...

    PESCAO, IUU Fishing, West Africa

  6. L'Union européenne renforce sa coopération avec la Côte d'Ivoire - 18/01/2019

    Côte d'Ivoire en soutien aux réformes et aux politiques de formation professionnelle et de ... millions d'euros témoigne des bons résultats obtenus par la Côte d'Ivoire dans la mise en œuvre ... d'euros en soutien à l'Accord intérim de partenariat économique, et de 0,7 million d'euros pour ...

  7. The European Union-African Union Digital Economy Task Force - 17/12/2018

    The European Commission has set out its ambitions for a comprehensive and innovative partnership between Africa and the EU called the Africa-Europe Alliance for Sustainable Investments and Jobs. This includes a renewed determination to boost investment fo ...

  8. Cocoa, an unsavoury sweet? Combatting child labour in cocoa - 13/12/2018

    In West Africa, more than two million children work in cocoa plantations, harvesting the raw product used for making chocolate and other high-value goods. Earlier this year, the European Commission gathered stakeholders at a workshop to assess what needs ...

  9. EU steps up support for the development of the Sahel - 06/12/2018

    The EU has announced new funding totalling EUR 125 million for the Sahel countries at the coordination conference of the G5 Sahel partners and donors, which took place today in Nouakchott, Mauritania. The fresh injection of EUR 125 million will be used fo ...