The Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea and the Ministry of Environment and Sanitation of the Republic of Mali signed, on November 16th , 2017, in Bonn, a Memorandum of Understanding for the promotion of policies of fighting climate change and adapting to its effects).

The Italian Ministry for the Environment will co-finance the activities approved under the MOU with a maximum amount of 2 million euros.

The MOU identifies several areas of cooperation including:

• the collection, analysis and dissemination of data related to the observation of climate change and the measurement of its impact on potentially vulnerable economic sectors;
• the support for the implementation, monitoring, reporting and communication of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs);
• the promotion of renewable energy and energy efficiency;
• the promotion of Climate-Smart Agriculture(CSA) practices;
• sustainable forest management, including the reduction of deforestation and forest degradation and the enhancement of afforestation / reforestation;
• sustainable and integrated water management.

On these issues, specific training activities are planned to strengthen skills, to give technical assistance and exchange of experts. Organization of workshops and dedicated seminars are also planned in order to encourage the involvement of the private sector and cooperation between universities and research centers in the two countries.


- Memorandum of Understanding Italy - Mali (16 November 2017, FR, IT)




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