New European aid of 104 million euro for Kenya

December 20, 2016

Hat: New European aid of 104 million euro for Kenya

Funding Scheme: 2016-12-20

Pgm2014 2020: Yes

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Grants for development actions in the framework of Cotonou agreement between the ACP countries and the EU member States.

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The European Union has decided to grant additionnal 104 million euro to help agriculture in Kenya. 
The aid will be subdivided into three projects:
– The first project aims to provide water and sanitation facilities to close to 400 000 people in arid and semi-arid lands of Kenya (20 million euro).
– A 50 million euro project will support smallholder agriculture in Kenya, notably by helping it to increase productiveness, better adapt to evolving challenges and to integrate better into relevant markets.
– Finally, 34 million euro will be allocated to a programme for legal empowerment and aid delivery in Kenya, which targets 12 counties in the country.

Url description: Press room - European commission

Url: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-4450_en.htm