European Commissioners Andris Piebalgs, for Development policy, and Karel De Gucht, for Trade policy, have welcomed Foreign Affairs Council decision to make available a new EU support of at least €6.5 billion for the Economic Partnership Agreement Development Program (PAPED) for West Africa during the period 2015-2020. The funds will boost trade and investment flows to West African countries, thus contributing to their development, sustainable growth and poverty reduction.

As Commissioner Pie...

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