Tackle Environmental Degradation–Akufo-Addo Tells African Governments

President Akufo Addo has charged Heads of State in Africa to draw up action plans that will address environmental degradation in their respective countries.

Nana Akufo Addo said the increasing spate of land degradation in Africa was alarming.

Speaking at the Rebranding Africa Forum in Burkina Faso where he was given the 2018 Governance Leadership Award, Nana Akufo Addo, who is also the Co-Chair of the UN Eminent Advocates on the Sustainable Development Goals, expressed worry about the environmental challenges the continent is saddled with.

“In our quest to develop Africa, our beautiful lands and rivers are under threat. We are degrading our environment at an alarming rate. Our once beautiful and thick forests have been deluded of their cover, while our majestic and all inspiring water bodies…

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