FG, ECOWAS, others partner to restore degraded ecosystem
Written by City Radio on October 11, 2022
The Federal Government, ECOWAS and West Africa Biodiversity and Low Emissions Development (WABiLED), have collaborated to restore and transform the ecosystem in the community.
The stakeholders collaborated to deliberate on the ECOWAS Coordination Meeting for Upcoming 15th Conference of Parties to Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP-15), in Abuja on Monday.
The Minister of State for Environment, Mr Udi Odum, while declaring the meeting open, said that the purpose of the gathering was to discuss how to work together for effective transformation of the ecosystem.
Odum also said that the government, ECOWAS and other stakeholders decided to collaborate to discuss the regional position and priority areas for sub-region on the CBD post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF).
According to him, the establishment of the working group is also for the post 2020 GBF to be implemented between the year 2021 and 2030.
He urged the participants to use the platform to provide products that would show the world that ambitions and leadership came from West Africa.