Initiatives using new technologies for agriculture have recently emerged to support farmers dealing with the impacts of climate change in Egypt. Global warming stands to curb food production under higher temperatures and lower rainfalls.
The SCALA programme sat down with her Excellency Dr. Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment of Egypt, to learn more about the national priorities and opportunities to enhance the country’s climate ambition and to highlight the programme’s plans.
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The current NAP of Egypt is formulated to comprise of four parts, each of which geared to address and focus on the specific attributes of the four agro-ecological zones distinguished in Egypt, priorities of action and striking desertification processes
The main objective of Egypt’s National Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction is to increase the flexibility of the Egyptian community when dealing with the risks and disasters that might be caused by climate change and its
Egypt is implementing the Sendai fFramework through national activities and actively participates in the process of formulating progress indicators, which are being discussed through the Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Working Group on Indicators and
Egypt is considered highly vulnerable to climate change due to its primary dependence on the Nile River, which serves needs for potable water, agriculture, industry, fish farming, power generation, inland river navigation, mining, oil and gas exploration