GGGI Ethiopia Country Representative made a visit at MoWE.
May 2023, Global Green Growth Institute - Ethiopia representative, Mr. Okechukwu Daniel Ogbonnaya introduced himself as a new country representative to Ethiopia and discussed with H.E. Dr. Ing. Habtamu Itefa on how to work collaboratively on the green development strategy and climate change agenda in the country. Moreover, Mr. Daniel explained that GGGI is keen on supporting the Ministry in different sectors in line with the government policy and development priorities. In addition, he briefed the Minister on GGGI’s work that was achieved over the past years on solar energy, ecosystem services and Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA).
H.E. Dr. Ing. Habtamu on his part briefed Mr. Daniel on issues pertaining to water resource management, water Supply and sanitation and energy development. The Minister noted that his Ministry has accorded a significant priority to water resource management, as it is key for the sustainable development of the other sectors. He added that focusing on energy mix; solar, wind, and other renewable energy resources, as well as creating access to electricity for the off-grid area is a critical issue of intervention for the Ministry. His Excellency expressed his strong convictions to work in collaboration with GGGI in resource mobilization, policy development and technical advisory. He has used the opportunity to invite GGGI to take part in the exhibition that the Ministry is set out to organize soon.