Environment Department embarks on new Climate Change Project

The Environment Division has embarked on a new project aimed at creating resilience against Climate Change activities as they arise.

The Project known as SPPARE Sustainable Pathway, Protected Areas and Renewable Energy is being funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF).

According to the Project Coordinator at the Environment Department Churchill Norbert, the project is equipped with four components which will better assist the country to cope with the issue of Climate Change.

 Norbert who was speaking on ZDK’s Expressions on Thursday said the first component will assist in the development of the SIRF fund.

Components two and three, according to the project coordinator deals specifically with both the Protected Areas and Renewable Energy aspect of the project.

He further went on to give details on the fourth and final component.

Norbert said that a community consultation is schedule for Monday August 22nd at the Jennings Primary School to provide more information to interested persons in regards to the project.

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