01.03.2017 - 15:00

A Marshall Plan with Africa - the Draft

Germany's development minister Gerd Mueller wants a "Marshall Plan with Africa" to renew aid and fight the causes of mass migration at the same time.

Africa and Europe are neighbouring continents. We are bound together by a shared history – and we are responsible for determining the course of our shared future. How successfully we manage the major challenges that lie ahead will decide not only the future and the fate of Africa – both its people and its natural environment – but also the future of Europe. And indeed these challenges can be tackled successfully – by taking our cooperation to a new dimension that benefits both continents.

Here you can find the draft in English