EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs will today announce that the EU will make available €3 billion in grants for countries and organisations in the region of Central Africa for the period 2014-2020. The funds will be used to help citizens, tackle poverty and boost growth in the region.

As Commissioner Piebalgs stated: "There are many challenges ahead in the region of Central Africa: poverty and malnutrition, lack of access to energy, proper infrastructures or strong public instit...

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