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Parliamentary committee approves USAID grant to adapt to climate change negative impact

The Energy and Environment Committee in the Egyptian Parliament approved an assistance grant from the Government of the United States of America to be dedicated for the climate change cause, during a parliamentary meeting. The grant is part of the Climate Change Initiative, which was signed in September 2022, and amounts to 15 million US dollars, through the United States Agency for International Development. Enhancing the ability of the Egyptian government to adapt and mitigate the economic, environmental and social impacts of climate change; rationing emissions related to fossil fuels; preserving inter-systems; addressing the loss of biodiversity; preserving the ecosystem of the Red Sea, and strengthening climate systems and infrastructure to improve the climate.  He added that USAID supports the Egyptian government to strengthen its systems to reduce emissions and build resilience in facing the effects of climate change. The parliamentary meeting also witnessed the approval of Presidential Decree No. 255 of 2023 approving the accession of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the moderate version of the African Regional Cooperation Agreement for Research, Development and Training in the field of nuclear science and technology "afra", which stipulated that the membership of countries would be continuous without renewal instead of work. period every 5 years. https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/3/125556/Parliamentary-committee-approves-USAID-grant-to-adapt-to-climate-change

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  • Edwin wangombe

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    This is the Nobel thing to do

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    • Peter Karanga

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      I am pleased to hear that the Parliamentary committee has approved the USAID grant to adapt to the negative impacts of climate change. This is an important step forward to ensure the resilience and sustainability of our communities as climate change presents many challenges. The funding of this grant indicates the commitment of the government to tackle the effects of climate change on our environment.

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      • We Don't Have Time

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        • Grace Njeri

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          Large scale investments are required to significantly reduce emissions.We hope the funds will be of positive impact to the Egyptians.

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          • Jane Wangui

            47 w

            @grace_njeri_804 we hope that the funds will be used for the right purpose

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          • Munene Mugambi

            48 w

            With this money, a lot of objectives in regards to environmental impact can be achieved

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            • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

              48 w

              great news, looking forward to release and utilization of this grant.

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              • Ajema Lydiah

                48 w

                hoping the funds will be positively utilised

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                • johnte ndeto

                  49 w

                  Such kind of grants are very paramount in matters climate affairs. This really is such a bold move.kudos Egyptian government.

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                  • Jane Wangui

                    47 w

                    @johnte_ndeto Egyptian government has done a tremendous job

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