Minister Calls on Stakeholders to Exert More Effort to Ensure Green Economy

Addis Ababa Feburary 10/2017 Stakeholders are expected to exert more effort to ensure sustainable green economy in the country, Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Climate Change (MoEFCC) said.

Speaking at a consultative forum today, MoEFCC Minister Dr. Gemedo Dalle said that integrated efforts are needed to build climate resilient green economy.

Building climate resilient green economy needs effort of all stakeholders, including the government, civil servants, schools, the private sector as well as integrated and sustained public participation, he added.

He noted that in the process of building green economy the ministry is controlling and monitoring the impacts of any development activities on environment and society.

In this regard, the ministry enforces corrective measurements to be taken, according to the minister.

Today’s discussion was aimed at developing public awareness in enabling them to display ownership and contribute to building climate green economy, it was indicated.

Various environmental effect review agencies and consultative experts from different regions have attended the consultative forum. Source ENA