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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

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About MEFCC

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is the lead government body responsible and legally mandated for environmental management. The vision of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is to ensure a clean and healthy environment in Ethiopia to create a better living environment to meets the needs of the present generation

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MEFCC Vision

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Vision As its vision, the Ministry aspires to see Ethiopia that has built Climate Resilient Green Economy and reach the Middle Income Country status by 2025 through ensuring sustainable environment and forest management, development and utilization.

MEFCC Mission

“Preparing a system and ensuring implementation of environment and forest resources management, development, utilization and its sustainable contribution to poverty reduction, perform & coordinate research and technology transformation, promoting education and awareness raising, coordinating the implementation of Climate Resilient Green Economy (CRGE), building implementers capacity, promoting investment in forest sector and marketing, lead and follow-up

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MEFCC Objectives

Goal 1: Strengthening Institutional, Human Resource, Technological and Financial Capacity which enable Environmental Safeguard and benefit from Forest Development Goal 2: By coordinating, supporting and implementing sector oriented green economy interventions which are identified under Green Economy strategy which is intended to reduce 147 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions and ensure sustainable development

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