Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Equatorial Guinea Reiterates Commitment to Sustainable Development, Celebrates World Environment Day

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea, thorough its Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Livestock, Forests, and the Environment, Miguel Mba Nzang Mikue, reiterated its commitment to sustainable and equal development to mark World Environment Day.

The Deputy Minister highlighted the importance of the international celebration to motivate all Equatoguineans and young people across Africa to fight for sustainable development in order to secure a better environment for future generations.

Equatorial Guinea is strongly committed to sustainable development in Africa. Equatorial Guinea has created a national plan to fight oil spillages and protect natural areas, highlighted the importance of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) at the Development Bank of Central African States (BDEAC), forest conservation, and the environment as part of the creation and implementation of its sustainable economic development model for the reduction of poverty.

In addition to the fight against climate change, Equatorial Guinea works closely with numerous international organizations on a number of development projects, including the eradication of hunger in Africa by 2025, in line with the country’s Sustainable Development Goals under the Horizon 2020 program.