A roadmap for sustainable development: the results of the Joint Committee second meeting
Bonn, May 15, 2017 - On the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, the second meeting of the Joint Committee was held in Bonn within the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Italian Ministry of the Environment, Land and Sea, and the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Some project proposals to be developed within the framework of the Protocol were discussed, relating in particular to:
- the implementation of the Nationally Determined Contributions, (NDCs), presented by the Democratic Republic of Congo under the Paris Agreement;
- the development of renewable energies in off-grid rural areas;
- the diversification of agricultural production also through the use of agro-forestry techniques.
The importance of working in synergy with already existing activities was reaffirmed, replicating successful actions and involving local communities in the implementation of the planned initiatives.