The minister said the meeting aims at reviewing mechanisms of financing the first stage of the project to be carried out in seven governorates and necessary guarantees that will be offered to investors in this regard.
The Minister said that providing financing packages for projects that convert waste to energy was one of the most important requests of companies investing in this field because of the high cost.
The financial allocations required to implement the infrastructure for the new waste system were made available in the current fiscal year.
Garbage has been removed from the landfills to be replaced with trees, in a way to change the places into aesthetic areas and purify air from pollutants, the statement added.
Ministry of Local Development revealed an enlarged plan was presented by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly to convert 2,300 public buses in Cairo and Alexandria over five years.
Environment Minister Yassmin Fouad asserted her ministry's keenness on participating with all the different bodies and institutions at the national level for rational and sustainable management, limiting pollution and supporting implementation of environmental policies
Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said discussed Wednesday with Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad cooperation in investment in natural reserves.
El-Said explained that the protocol aims for collecting a large set of data on the environmental sector.
The COP14 Secretariat praised Egypt's efforts and leadership during its one-year presidency of the conference amid the crisis of the coronavirus pandemic, the statement said.
The ministry received a report that a large bird fell into a water spot inside the directorate, where the bird was found suffering from severe fatigue, the statement added.
The Ministry of Environment had exerted great efforts to prepare this project after directives from the political leadership in order to develop the environment sector in Egypt.
The revenues of the bond issuance will be directed in eco-friendly investments such as using solar and wind power in producing electricity.
Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad called the international community on Wednesday to secure a balanced and fair financing mechanism to stop the use of single-used plastic
Ministry of Environment has managed to get rid of about 99% of ozone-depleting substances.
The Bamako Convention is a treaty of African nations prohibiting the import into Africa of any hazardous (including radioactive) waste.
The website is an online platform for sustainable and resilient recovery from COVID-19.
Total value of the agreements is concentrated in 4 projects, with a number of development partners, most notably Italy, the World Bank, the French Development Agency, the European Investment Bank, Germany and the European Union.
The campaign aims to educate residents about the dangers of single-use plastics, and urge them to reduce its use and move towards Biodegradable alternatives to protect the environment.
Ministry of Environment prepares to launch measures to confront the recurring annual phenomenon known as “Black Clouds,” resulting from the illegal burning of agricultural leftovers, especially rice straw.
He who releases dangerous materials or waste the territorial water or in Egypt’s exclusive economic zone shall be punished with life imprisonment and a fine of not less than LE 5 million and not more than LE25 million.