About eighteen million are being used since 2010 by EU for the development water sector in the country, including better basic sanitation.
This was said by the delegate of EU embassy to Angola, Maria José Baptista, during the national seminar on “Collection of water consumption in urban and peri-urban area, current situation and perspectives for the future”, open on Thursday in the central Huambo province.
She said that the project of institutional support for the development of water and sanitation sector is part of the existing strategic partnership with the Angolan government.
According to her, this support is an unequivocal commitment of the Angolan government and its partners in the sector of water and Basic sanitation, thus recognizing it as priority sectors in the process of eradicating poverty and sustainable development of the populations.
She said that the financing of EU aims essentially to guarantee the sustentainability of structuring projects, better water supply services, operation, maintenance and distribution.
EU is in Angola since 1988 and has been financing various projects in the domain of water and basic sanitation.
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Angola: EU Supports Water and Sanitation Sector in Angola
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