Khartoum – Supreme Council of Environment and Natural Resources and Operations Development Foundation signed a MoU to implement several development projects in the bordering areas worth US$50 million for each to reduce the effects of climate change.
Environment Council Secretary-General, Dr. Nour Addin Ahmed Abadallah said that the climate change leads to famines and wars.
He stated to Sudan Vision, after the signature of the MoU, that the projects target the farmers and shepherds considering their dependence on trees in their daily livings, calling for capacity-building for the farmers and shepherds to enable them contribute in improving the rural and urban environment.
For his part, the Director General of the Operations Development Foundation, Nway Ismail said that the signature of the MoU is considered as a start for dealing with foreign environment-related institutions, affirming the concern of the international organizations and UN towards environment issues.
He revealed the launching of a project to reduce the temperature in Khartoum State through promoting the plantation in the houses and schools.
He disclosed that the Foundation is working in integrated development for the communities in concentration on upgrading the production, besides rehabilitation of Gum Arabic Belt and qualifying the producers in rural areas.