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Ethiopia: Environment Protection

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 57708, tabled on 14 December 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she is taking to build climate resilience in Ethiopia.

Answered on

19 December 2016

DFID is supporting climate resilience in Ethiopia in line with the Government’s manifesto commitment to work to prevent climate change and assist the poorest in adapting to it.

We are providing technical assistance to the Ethiopian Government’s Climate Resilient Green Economy Facility, working to build the resilience of Ethiopia’s growth and help the most vulnerable Ethiopians. This includes supporting Ethiopia to access the Green Climate Fund to which the UK has pledged up to £720 million.

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