Spain provides Mozambique with funding of 46.5 million euros in two years

24 November 2014

The governments of Spain and Mozambique signed a new Framework Partnership Programme, which includes Spanish aid of 46.5 million euros over the next two years, the Mozambican press reported.

The agreed amount is intended essentially for health, food security and rural development and will be distributed to the provinces of Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique, Inhambane and Maputo, both in the south.

Henrique Banze, Deputy Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Minister of Mozambique, who signed the agreement on behalf of the Mozambican government, stressed “the importance of international cooperation for development.”

On the Spanish side, the agreement was signed by Albert Virella, Director General of the Africa division of the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID). (macauhub/MZ)