From Chuks Oyema-Aziken
Stakeholders have met in Lagos to fine-tune draft copy report on Nigeria’s Green House Gas (GHG) profile and the planned revision of its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) on climate change.
The workshop with theme “Stakeholders’ Validation Meeting Draft Report of the Green House Gas (GHG) Mitigation Assessment for the Nationally Determined Contributed Revision Process” was organised by the Department of Climate Change (DCC), Federal Ministry of Environment, with support from the United Nations Development Programm ae (UNDP).
The three-day high-level had representation from across the entire sectors of the economic.
Stakeholders dissected the draft report and made several modifications for integration.
The outcome of the parley is to push for the adoption of the recommendations in the draft for onward presentation to the Federal Executive Council Meeting and passage of same as part of working documents for the country’s Nationally Determined Contribution on Climate Change.
In his remarks, Mr. Huzi Mshelia, the National Coordinator for NDC Support Programme, said the parley was key to helping the country achieve policy clarity in its ambitious goal to prevent climate calamity in the country.
Acting Director, Department of Climate Change (DCC) in the Federal Ministry of Environment, Mrs Halima Bawa, said the dispassionate look of the stakeholders on the document would further cement its credibility when it is eventually passed