CONGO: EU allocates nearly €20m to fight floods and waste

The European Union (EU) has just validated a subsidy of 13 billion CFA francs (about 20 million euros) in favour of Congo Brazzaville. The funding granted via the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) is intended for the rehabilitation and extension of rainwater collection and management systems in this Central African country.

The grant agreement between the government of Congo and the European Union (EU) was concluded on December 2nd, 2020. According to the agreement, the association of European states will finance the rehabilitation and extension of rainwater collection and management systems to the tune of 13 billion CFA francs (about €20 million), through the 11th European Development Fund (EDF). The funds will also be used to set up erosion control systems in two of the country’s councils, namely Nkayi and Owando.

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