Wednesday 5 December 2018
An international consultant working on the National Adaptation Plans (NAPs
) Project being implemented by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP
), Kalame Fobissie, has challenged the government to integrate climate change into its economic planning.
Prof. Fobissie said the integration of climate change
into national economic planning, if prioritized, especially by authorities of the Ministry of Finance, will attract huge funding from donors, including the European Union, United States Government and Germany, which have money allotted for climate change.
Fobissie spoke at a one-day intensive training workshop on climate change vulnerability and adaptation assessment in Gbarnga, Bong County, organized by EPA and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) through the National Adaptation Plans (NAPs), attracted sector experts and stakeholders on climate change vulnerability and risk assessment.