By Azania Post Reporter
TANZANIA plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions between 10 – 20 percent by 2030, an environmentalist from the Vice-President’s office said today.
The Director of Environment at the president’s office, Richard Muyungi said in a statement availed to the Azania post that Tanzania need to promote low carbon emission technologies for power generation like wind, solar and biomass.
The expert made the statement following a workshop that convened in Dar es Salaam at the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) this week to discuss on national policy dialogue and Climate Smart Agriculture.
“Energy sector need to explore and invest in energy diversification system to reduce overall energy carbon emissions,” he said.
He said there was need to expand the use of natural gas for cooking and thermal services through improvement of natural gas supply throughout the country.
On forestry, the expert noted that, the process requires enhancing and up-scaling implementation of participatory forest management programme.
According to him, the participation should include facilitation of effective and coordinated implementation of actions to contribute to policies, conservation programmes and tree planting.