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Thailand, Germany join hands to tackle climate change

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Hanoi (VNA/NNT) – Thailand and Germany are moving ahead with behavioral reformation to adapt to climate change in accordance with the 2015-2050 master plan. 

Rawiwan Phuridej, Secretary General of the Thai Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning, said that her agency along with the German International Cooperation Agency (GIZ), the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), have summarised their operational results and lessons learned from implementing the climate change policy under the project to promote development of Thailand’s climate change policy. 

Over the past four years, Thailand has received technological support that will lead to regional and local implementation of the Climate Change Master Plan 2015-2050.

An action plan will be formulated to correspond with the context and developmental direction of each area. 

There are currently 17 pilot provinces including Chiang Rai, Nan, Sukhothai, Udon Thani, Ubon Ratchathani, Si Sa Ket, Khon Kaen, Nakhon Sawan, Saraburi, Phranakhon Si Ayutthaya, Nakhon Pathom, Samut Sakhon, Rayong, Phetchaburi, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Krabi and Songkhla.

The long-term project will be expanded to cover 60 more provinces so that they will be able to cope with climate change and reduce emissions of greenhouse gas.-VNA
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