Geographic scope

The AIP finances projects in countries that have signed up to the Cotonou Agreement. They include:

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea*, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Eswatini, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Republic, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan*, South Sudan*, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

*Countries not signatory to or not having ratified the revised Cotonou Partnership Agreement

At a glance

In 2018, the AIP mobilised additional finance for various projects in the region.

  • Number of projects financed: 21
  • Grant resources allocated: €547 million
  • Total financing mobilised: €4 billion

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