CGIAR Discusses Climate Adaptation with Egypt’s Minister of Environment

Jan 24 2022

21 January 2022, Cairo – Egypt’s Minister of Environment, Dr. Yasmine Fouad, and CGIAR’s CWANA Regional Director and ICARDA Director-General Eng. Mr. Aly Abousabaa met to discuss how to deliver Egypt’s action plan for climate change adaptation and mitigation through agricultural research.

After the negotiations held at COP26 in Glasgow, Dr. Fouad informed Mr. Abousabaa that her ministry had put together a national strategy on adapting and mitigating climate change and financing the initiatives it contains. She emphasized that cooperating with research development alongside institutions with proven technologies like CGIAR is the cornerstone of the strategy.

Dr. Fouad also discussed her ministry’s partnership plans for ICARDA under CGIAR to support the action plan of the COP27 Climate Change Conference, to be hosted in Egypt this year.

Source: ICARDA