Togo receives 3 billion CFA Francs grant on environment

The government of Togo has been granted about 3 billion CFA Francs (around 5.1 million U.S. dollars) as part of Global Environment Facility (GEF) scheduled over 2014-2018, governmental site on Friday reported.


The financial support derived from the 6th GEF and focused on the three particular areas including biological diversity, climate change and lands degradation, according to the report.


“The GEF’s country strategy for Togo has selected several sites including Bombouka, the watershed of Kara River and the river-lagoon complex area in southern Togo,” the report quoted program coordinator Koffi Eli Atri as saying.

The program coordinator also said that until 2018, 70 percent of the funding will go to community projects in these areas.

Already with a support from the 5th GEF, Togo has succeeded in implementing the integrated management of disaster and lands project and crops production adaptation in the context of climate change. Enditem


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