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Africa - Europe Alliance: EU supports investment and job creation in Ghana with €40 million

Bruxelles, 28/02/2019 - 17:14, UNIQUE ID: 190228_36
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European Union Ambassador to Ghana, Mrs. Diana Acconcia and Ghanaian Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, have signed a Financing Agreement of EUR 40 million in Accra to support investment and job creation in Ghana.

European Union Ambassador to Ghana, Mrs. Diana Acconcia and Ghanaian Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, this morning, 28 February 2019, signed a Financing Agreement of EUR 40 million, in Accra,  to support investment and job creation in Ghana.

The programme supports Ghana's national development framework, which focuses on jobs as a means to create prosperity and opportunity for all to contribute in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals #SDGs.

The ceremony was held in the conference room at the Ministry of Finance in Accra and was witnessed by officials of the Ministry as well as EU Member State Ambassadors resident in Ghana.

EU Ambassador to Ghana and Ghanaian Minister of Finance sign agreement
EU Ambassador to Ghana and Ghanaian Minister of Finance sign agreement

The EU cooperation with Ghana has been adapted to the needs of an aspiring middle-income country, which faces challenges to deliver basic social services and build institutional capacity.

For the period 2014-2020, EU support amounts to €323 million and has 3 priority areas: governance, agriculture and employment and social protection.

The programme supports the Ghana’s national development framework, which focuses on jobs as a means to create prosperity and opportunity for all, contributing to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

EU Ambassador to Ghana and Ghanaian Minister of Finance sign agreement
EU Ambassador to Ghana and Ghanaian Minister of Finance sign agreement
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