Federal strategy for UAE’s green economic growth under development

A federal strategy, expected to outline how to reduce the UAE’s environmental impact across seven economic sectors, is set to be presented to the Cabinet this spring.

The green growth strategy is being prepared by the Ministry of Environment and Water in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Office of the Prime Minister, and the Global Green Growth Institute. It will provide guidelines and targets for the oil and gas sector, as well as water, electricity, transport, buildings, waste, industry and agriculture.

The strategy was supposed to be finished in September last year but after a last verification workshop with the 70 different entities involved, the document should be ready for review at the highest level this spring, said Aisha Al Abdooli, under secretary for environmental affairs at the Ministry.

Read the full article at The National.