Minister of State for Growth, Francophonie and Worldwide Partnerships Chrysoula Zacharopoulou spoke yesterday by phone with the previous President of the Republic of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou. He was named “Champion of the Nice Inexperienced Wall” by the member states of the Nice Inexperienced Wall initiative and tasked by the United Nations Secretary Common and the Chairperson of the African Union Fee with evaluating the present state of affairs within the Sahel.
They mentioned the Nice Inexperienced Wall initiative and its Accelerator, which search to fight the results of desertification within the Saharan and Sahelian nations. Their dialog additionally lined the difficulty of worldwide meals safety and the FARM initiative, which was launched by France and endorsed by the European Council in late March of this 12 months, specifically with regard to strengthening the African continent’s sustainable agricultural manufacturing capacities.
The dialog additionally touched upon broader problems with safety, governance and growth within the Sahel. They spoke extensively about prioritizing schooling for women.