Zambia, EU sign forestry partnership deal

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LUSAKA, Nov. 8 (Xinhua) -- Zambia on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the European Union aimed at partnering in the sustainable management of the forestry sector.

The MoU seeks to promote sustainable forestry management for improved livelihoods.

President Hakainde Hichilema said the MoU was signed on the sidelines of the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held in the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh on Nov. 6-18.

In a statement on his Facebook page, he said the forestry partnerships agreement will address challenges aimed at preserving forests in the wake of climate change while safeguarding livelihoods and incomes created through the forestry sector.

The Zambian president added that sustainable management of forestry resources will lead to the creation of jobs and wealth. Enditem

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