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Somalia takes lessons from frequent drought

Somalia may have been pummelled by drought for five straight seasons, but officials in Mogadishu say the people here won’t give up yet. And Khadija Mohamed Almakhzoumi, the Federal Minister for Environment and Climate Change said this week the three-year dry weather, sometimes punctuated with sudden floods, has forced her government to relook at its climate change policy
Last month, the Federal Parliament passed the Environmental Management Bill, setting the stage for Somalia’s first ever policy on a ‘just transition’ in climate change. The idea, she argued, is to ensure all climate-related transitions in Somalia borrow from best practices around the world, but by basing on local realities.

And the first step is to tie down aid support for communities to environmental conservation, requiring that donors engage in projects that safeguard, not damage the environment.

The Bill was endorsed by a partisan support in parliament, signalling an undivided attention on a law that could guide how the Federal Government and Federal Member states government future projects on energy, mining and extraction of hydrocarbons as well as the blue economy

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  • We Don't Have Time

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    Dear Kihm Francis Your climate love has received over 50 agrees! We have reached out to Republic Of Somalia by email and requested a response. I will keep you updated on any progress! To reach more people and increase the chance of a response, click the Share button above to share the review on your social accounts. For every new member that joins We Don't Have Time from your network, we will plant a tree and attribute it to you! /Adam, We Don't Have Time

    • George Kariuki

      38 w

      This is a positive move towards building a more sustainable and climate-resilient future for the country.

      • rosebellendiritu

        38 w

        Prolonged dry seasons make people to change and adapt to survival projects that will make their lives more bearable

        • Hilda Wangui

          38 w

          @rosebellendiritu true adapt to mechanisms to will help them to survive

        • winnie nguru

          38 w

          Good to see them being intentional

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