G5 Sahel countries get over 2 billion euro aid

G5 Sahel countries get over 2 billion euro aid



The G5 Sahel countries finally exceeded their €1.9 billion target in a bid to finance their Priority Investment Programme for 2019-2021.

Meeting on Thursday in Nouakchott, Mauritania with various international partners, aid worth €2.4 billion was raised for the implementation of some 40 development projects aimed at curbing jihadist violence in this region south of the Sahara.

With its €800 million pledge, the European Union is followed by France, which will invest €500 million. Saudi Arab…
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