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Egypt, FAO discuss joint cooperation in environmental projects

The Egyptian government and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) discussed joint cooperation in environmental projects on Friday.

The meeting was held between the Minister of Environment, Yasmine Fouad, and Abdul Hakim Al-Waer, the Assistant Director-General of the UN FAO.

Their meeting discussed enhancing bilateral cooperation in adaptation projects as well as linking climate change, biodiversity, land use, and local societies.

The minister talked about her desire to work with the FAO to strengthen their already existing partnership.

Al-Waer discussed the FAO’s desire for more cooperation with the Ministry of Environment, highlighting the possibility of partnership in promising new areas.

These include the development of oasis ecosystems, reducing food waste, achieving sustainable livelihoods for local communities, and benefiting from the new phase of the Green Climate Fund for implementing the National Adaptation Plans 2024-2027.

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