UN to help Afghanistan combat the effects of climate change

in Afghan Business

UN to help Afghanistan combat the effects of climate change

The United Nations (UN) would assist Afghanistan with fighting the adverse effects of climate change.

United Nations Environment Department announced the implementation of a USD 6mn program in coordination with the Afghan government.

The program would be implemented in the most vulnerable regions of Afghanistan, namely Badakhshan, Balkh, Bamyan and Daikundi, and would enable government agencies to handle independently the risks of climate change.

According to the UN Environment Department, natural disasters such as drought, sand storms and harsh winters have affected more than 6 million people since 1998 onwards.

UN has listed Afghanistan as one of the most vulnerable countries towards climate changes in the world. Effects of natural disasters in this country are devastating and the Afghan government has limited capacity in addressing this problem.

The proposed program would take into consideration these factors: Improved water management, proper irrigation management in the communities, improved agriculture and forestry, research on climate change signals, and food safety.

Tree planting and vocational educations to people are the highlights of this program, according to the program officials.

According to the reports, the Afghan government would contribute to this program through the National Department of Environmental Protection.



Related Articles

India refuses to invest further in Iran-Afghanistan highway

India has declined to invest more in an infrastructure project with Iran catered for the transportation of Afghan mineral goods

MoU Signed for $631mn Power Transmission Project and Sheewa Dam

The Afghan government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the implementation of a power transmission project and construction of

2015: the year that was for Afghanistan

2015: the year that was for Afghanistan The year 2015 was a year of success and disappointments for Afghanistan. While

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.

cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china cheap nba jerseys from china wholesale nba jerseys from china discount nba jerseys from china