European Union finances tourism projects in Cabo Verde

15 December 2015

The European Union will provide 3 million euros to fund six tourism promotion projects in Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), to be implemented by non-governmental organisations, reported the pan-African news agency Panapress.

To this end, the European Union signed an agreement with civil society organisations and local authorities that will benefit from projects aimed at “preserving and improving the social, cultural and environmental heritage as a factor of diversification and development of tourism in Cabo Verde.”

The projects will be implemented by Cape Verdean non-governmental organisations, in coordination with the Municipal Councils of Brava, on Maio Island, of Mosteiros and São Filipe (Fogo Island), Ribeira Grande (Santo Antão Island), São Vicente and Tarrafal (Santiago Island), in Cabo Verde. (macauhub/CV)