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EPA Engages Stakeholders On The Abidjan Convention

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EPA Engages Stakeholders On The Abidjan Convention

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The Abidjan convention is part of the United Nations environment protection tool which was meant to enhance an effective means of preserving the environment. It could be recalled that Sierra Leone signed to this convention in 2005 thus became a member of the conference of parties.

The meeting was aimed at developing a national implementation plan and to set up a national committee that will strengthen cooperation and cohesion for the proper implementation of the convention both nationally and internationally.

Speaking on the role the committee will be charged with, the head of natural resources management in the environment protection agency, Paul Lamin said that the committee will work in tandem with the objective of the Abidjan convention which is to prevent, reduce, control marine and coastal pollution.

With regards to the national implementation plan, Dr. Raymond Johnson, in the ministry of fisheries and marine resources said they will look at ways and means to improve on the performance of Ministries, Agencies and Department with a common goal of enhancing biodiversity in marine areas.

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