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Thu, 01 Mar 2018 16:05 - Updated Thu, 01 Mar 2018 16:05

Angola at women and environment forum in Niger

Luanda - The Environment minister Paula Francisco has been in Niger since Wednesday to attend the Forum on Women and Environment going from March 1 to 2, ahead of the African Environment Day, set for 3rd this month.

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Environment minister, Paula Francisco

Photo: Pedro Parente

The information is expressed in press release from the sector that reached Angop Thursday.

The sources stressed that the event will discuss and adopt the goals and agenda on efforts of the African Union focused on environment, migration and gender equality on African continent.

The meeting will enable some countries like Angola, Burkina Faso, Niger and Sudan to present lessons learned on the efforts to empower women and their access to the land.

The participants will also examine and discuss the issue of strengthening the role of women in natural resource management.

This include presenting the case of community forest management in Gambia and the Great Green Wall in Senegal.

The meeting will also address the integration of natural resource governance into mediation procedure, the peace building and conflict prevention, microfinance schemes in support for returnees, and inclusive financing packages for women's entrepreneurship to improve resilience.

The opening ceremony will be chaired by the host minister for Gender and Children Affairs, Elbak Adam Zeinabou.

The forum on Women and Environment is held in honour of Wangari Maathai, the Kenyan environmentalist and 2004 Nobel peace prize winner.

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