Rania Al-Mashat pointed out that the continued coordination with the Ministry of Environment, and other stakeholders including development partners aims to strengthen the process of combating climate change, and in preparing national reports showcasing the tangible impact made.
The minister of planning presented the endeavors undertaken by Egypt on that front.
A remarkable rise in temperature will be witnessed in Egypt as of Saturday, with the temperature recording an increase by 8-9 degrees Celsius.
The African continent is among the regions hardest hit by climate change despite the fact that it is the lowest source of GHG emissions, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Tuesday.
The recommendations of the forum’s second edition were displayed Friday.
This came during the Cabinet meeting held Wednesday under Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli.
The second edition of Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development will be held in a hybrid fashion but mainly virtually on March 1-5.
“Ways to enhance cooperation in combating terrorism and climate change were tackled,” the statement said.
The event is part of their shared effort to foster sustainable development as Africa recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ways of finding more solution to this vital sector were tackled during the second European Union (EU), Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Egypt Water Governance and Business Forum on Monday in Cairo, on the sidelines of the third edition of the Cairo Water Week (CWW).
The one-day forum also aims at serving as an “technical follow up” to enhance cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation.
The steady decline in biodiversity and the rapid loss of natural resources on the planet as a result of human intervention in nature and biological systems made it imperative to act in a more coordinated and effective manner, Sisi said.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi urged the international community to act effectively and cooperatively in the face of challenges on biodiversity and natural resources.
The 2020 edition of the CWW comes under the slogan “Security for the production of peace and development in arid regions.”
Rice straws could also be used for the industry of paper, bricks, and furniture and for the production of biogas.
The Environmental Affairs Ministry announced Tuesday it has signed a cooperation protocol with the Egyptian Space Agency.
Amid the COVID- 19 crisis, Egypt has included, in its economic program, plans for a green recovery.
A statement issued by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry indicated that the initiative is part of Egyptian efforts for fighting climate change within an international and multilateral framework.
The ratification decree was published on Thursday in the official gazette Al-Waqa'i' al-Misriyya to come into force.
“The newly discovered algae have not been recorded elsewhere, and likely playing important roles for heat resistance in the northern Red Sea," said the study author Eslam Osman.