For Africa to rebound economically from the scourge of the COVID-19 pandemic, it must adopt a green strategy to ensure a speedy economic recovery.
Amina Mohammed, the UN Deputy Secretary-General stated this as the globe celebrates World Environment Day.
“Our continent – Africa – has been impacted by the COVID19 pandemic and its socio-economic effects. A brighter and greener future is possible if we invest our efforts for a sustainable and just recovery—that leaves no one behind.”Amina Mohammed, UN Dep. Sec, Gen
The theme for this year’s celebration is: ‘Economic Restoration.’