Adapting to climate change in Seychelles: GCCA+ work goes on
GGCA+ supports climate resilience in Seychelles after a first phase that has a created strong institutional and regulatory framework for a modern energy sector
Seychelles is receiving technical expertise and support from the European Union Global Climate Change Alliance + (GCCA+) to strengthen and boost its capacity to better resist and adapt to climate change and build resilience phenomena.
The Seychelles Nation Newspaper reports:
“The overall objective of the 33-month work is to ensure the people of Seychelles, the economy and the environment are able to adapt and develop resilience to climate change and its effects and thereby safeguard the sustainable development of the country (…)"
Wills Agricole, the principal secretary for Energy and Climate Change, pointed out that the first GCCA programme for Seychelles titled "-- Seychelles Climate Change Support Programme (SCCSP)" -- was implemented between 2008- and 2013 and has been successful in: facilitating successful mainstreaming of climate change actions into a national development strategy for 2012-2020, has created strong institutional and regulatory framework for a modern energy sector to enable renewable energy and reduce dependency from oil, has created incentives and encourage participation of the private sector in renewable energies.”
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Seychelles Nation newspaper http://www.nation.sc/article.html?id=257578
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