Morocco and Nigeria vowed here on Tuesday to deepen cooperation to fight climate change, especially in sub-Saharan Africa.
Nigerian Minister of the Environment Amina Mohammed told the press
following a meeting with her Moroccan counterpart, Hakima El Haite, that Nigeria aims to further develop the bilateral cooperation in environment.
“We have a lot to learn from the Moroccan pioneering experience in fighting climate change and greenhouse gas emissions,” she said.
The Moroccan Minister highlighted the importance of this visit which is part of preparations for the Conference of Parties to the UN framework Convention on Climate change climate (COP22), which will be held from Nov. 7 to 18 in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh.
She added that the meeting was an opportunity to learn from Nigeria’s “Green Bonds” experience, and to tackle the priorities of the African continent, especially in sub-Saharan countries in terms of the environment, reports XINHUA , RABAT