Egypt: The Ministry of Environment witnesses the signing of a protocol of cooperation with the New Valley University to implement innovative environmental projects in the field of new and renewable energy to ensure the application of mitigation and reduction of non-eco-friendly gas emissions.
On her part, Environment Minister Yasmin Fouad conveyed that the ministry has set up a specific criterion for selecting environmental projects to finance them to achieve economic growth and the Egyptian strategic goals for sustainable development in the field of ecological Protection.
As per the recent information, Yasmin Fouad, the Minister of Environment, witnessed the signing of a cooperation protocol between the Environment Affairs Agency and the New Valley University, signed by both Dr Ali Abu Sunna, the executive head of the Environment Affairs Agency, and Dr Abdul Aziz Tantawi, the director of the New Valley University.
The sources have confirmed that to contribute to the Environmental financing project, it aims to use Eco-friendly renewable energy as an alternative to fossil fuels (solar). That is, all the buildings of the University City currently exist, with a value of 2 million pounds.
Furthermore, the signing of the protocol comes within the framework of the Ministry of Environment’s efforts to support and encourage leading environmental projects and integrate them with the Egyptian State Plan.
The main motive for implementing the environmental plans is to ensure the smooth application of mitigation and reduction mechanisms for non-eco-friendly gas emissions in compliance with international policies on reducing the emissions of gases that lead to global warming and the occurrence of climate change.
The protocol signing is focused on expanding the use and application of new and renewable energy, including solar energy as a renewable and environmentally friendly clean energy and an alternative to fossil fuels and electricity.
In addition, it comes within the framework of Egypt’s future vision to achieve sustainable development goals in 2020 and Egypt’s Vision and Strategy for Energy 2020.
The reports have conveyed that Egypt’s overall framework for the environmental policy includes protecting the Egyptian environment, reducing pollution rates, and raising public ecological awareness through certain procedures,
among which is increasing the orientation towards less-dependent green economic development, supporting an Integrated interpersonal management system to provide a healthy environment to citizens, and activating development policy Sustainability.
Additionally, the environmental distancing in development and expansion projects to support small and medium-sized enterprises in ecological Protection and spreading environmental awareness is a priority.
As well as addressing the adverse effects of climate change in coordination with stakeholders, supporting and assisting the implementation of new energy projects T and the R.I.P.
In her remarks, the Minister of the Environment of Egypt has confirmed that the targeted projects funded under the protocol included experimental and groundbreaking environmental projects, which will ensure applications of new and renewable energy technologies.
In the end, the ministry will be ensuring mitigation and reduction of unfriendly gas emissions also aimed at protecting natural and environmental resources from pollution, indicating the criterion for choosing targeted projects.