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EU looks forward to cooperation on green partnership with Zambia for sustainable recovery

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Green Economy and Environment Minister, Collins Nzovu, has reinterred government’s stance to address climate challenges by strengthening multilateral relations with the European Union (EU).

Speaking yesterday when a delegation from the EU paid a courtesy call on him, Mr Njovu noted the strong partnership that exist which can be used to address multiple climate challenges.

He said government is confident that the strong partnership with the EU will help address issues such as, environmental degradation, deforestation while pursing the green growth and creating jobs for the people.

And EU Representative Ambassador Jacek Jankowski highlighted the EU’ Multi-annual indicative programmes for 2021 to 2027.

He said the Union looks forward to cooperation on green partnership with Zambia for sustainable recovery, growth and jobs at the forth coming COP26 scheduled to be held in Glasgow Scotland monthend of October.

Minister of Green Economy and Environment Collins Nzovu speaking to with European Union High Commissioner and Ambassadors during the European Union Delegation courtesy call to the Minister yesterday. Friday, October 01, 2021. Picture by ROYD SIBAJENE/ZANIS
Minister of Green Economy and Environment Collins Nzovu speaking to with European Union High Commissioner and Ambassadors during the European Union Delegation courtesy call to the Minister yesterday. Friday, October 01, 2021. Picture by ROYD SIBAJENE/ZANIS

4 COMMENTS

  1. Lungu also had some green ministry ……

    But cooperating partners were afraid of engaging for fear of having their money stolen, while the lungu gang stripped Zambian forests of mukula…….

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  2. The continuing production of charcoal leaves the Zambian landscape BARREN. But until government provides affordable electricity nationwide, it will only get worse. And only FOUR PERCENT of Zambians is connected to the grid. Even in Lusaka almost 50% of the population is NOT connected. Garden Compound is the worst with 95% people depending on charcoal. Get into action Bally!

  3. Amid all this talk about climate change and a planetary catastrophe caused by carbon dioxide emissions, another fact is often ignored: global greening is happening faster than climate change. Satellite data reveals that the amount of vegetation growing on the earth has been increasing every year for at least 30 years. The growth rate of plants in general is far much higher than desertification, yet the focus is only on the latter.
    In a report by humanprogress.org, 32 authors from 24 institutions in 8 countries analysed satellite data and concluded that there had been a roughly 14% increase in green vegetation over 30 years. The study further attributed 70% of this increase to the extra carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The lead author of the study, Zaichun Zhu of Beijing University,…

  4. …said this is equivalent to adding a new continent of green vegetation twice the size of the mainland United States.

    Moral: quit worrying about trees because obviously, they’re not worrying about you.

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