Today, the Department of Lands, Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change held a Stakeholders Inception meeting on Lake Region Economic Bloc and Climate Change Governance Project aimed at developing a climate change fund.
The process is spearheaded by the Anglican Development Services in partnership with Christian Aid.
Among the challenges faced as a result of Climate change include emerging pests, weeds and diseases, Pollution of water sources, Decline in water source, Landslides, Sand harvesting, Hailstorms and floods.
While speaking during the opening session CECM LENRCC Mr. Baliach applauded the organizers of the meeting and said that the program will curb the occurrences that normally occur.
“As a department we have a draft on Climate change and when completed we will be able to access the Climate Change fund” he said.