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The Ethiopian Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, H. E. Gemedo Dalle Tussie, at CIHEAM Bari

09 January 2018

The Ethiopian Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, H. E. Gemedo Dalle Tussie, together with a delegation composed by H.E. Kebede Yiman DAWD, State Minister of Forests, and Dr. Maryo Melesse SALAMO, Director General of Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute, is today at CIHEAM Bari for visiting the Institute and boosting cooperation between CIHEAM Bari and Ethiopian Institutions on environmental issues, climate change and agrobiodiversity, key aspects for a sustainable future and green growth.

During the meeting, Maurizio Raeli presented the programs developed by CIHEAM Bari in Ethiopia thanks to the support of Italian Agency of Development Cooperation: SupHort (Capacity building of agricultural services for supporting horticultural sector development in selected woredas) and ISVCDO (Inclusive and Sustainable Value Chains Development in Oromia).

A letter of intents among Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change of Ethiopia, Bioversity International and CIHEAM Bari has been signed to facilitate collaboration in: joint programming of environmental programmes and projects, development of joint intitiatives aimed at a sound community based natural resources management and promoting biodiversity, mutual support in networking activites, exchange of academic materials and publications.