CEMAC and CEEAC countries receive EU funding

Member countries from the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) and Economic Community of Central African States (CEEAC), have benefited from funding from the European Union (EU) of over 80 million dollars to support conservation of biodiversity and institutional reform.

The communique on the CEEAC web page reports that the EU Commission has signed two funding conventions with Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, SAPound o Tome and Principe, Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Chad, Central African Republic, and Burundi, with the aim of supporting the biodiversity and fragile ecosystems conservation programme, and the reform and institutional capacity of the States within our institutions.

The agreements that the European Union Commission, in the name of the EU, will finance through 61.5 million dollars, the support programme for the biodiversity and fragile ecosystems conservation programme (ECOFAC 6th phase), and through 19 million dollars, the Support Programme for the Reform and Institutional Capacity for CEMAC and CEEAC States, were signed during the annual meeting held recently in Yaunde, Cameroon.

During the meeting, the three institutions also looked at the situation regarding the application of the 11th EDF (European Development Fund) and the implementation of support commitments for regional political integration, within an atmosphere of peace, security, and sustainable management of natural resources.

Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

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