France reaffirms its commitment to cooperate with Brazil’s northeastern states

French ambassador Brigitte Collet recalled the French Development Agency (AFD) projects in the region, mainly in the scientific, water, sanitation, environment, family agriculture, ecotourism, and renewable energy sectors.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The French government on Thursday reiterated its commitment to cooperate with the 9 states of Brazil's Northeast region through an agreement established in 2019, which encouraged the investment of R$7 billion (about US$1.378 billion) from the European country in the area during the next two years.

"We have achieved important advances, and we want further to strengthen the presence of French companies in the Northeast," declared the French ambassador to Brazil, Brigitte Collet, after a meeting in Recife, capital of Pernambuco, with representatives of the governments of the entire region, one of . . .

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