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NEW DELHI : The Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) on Forest Landscape Restoration between India and Germany was signed virtually on Monday between Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav and Steffi Lemke, Minister for Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection of the Federal Republic of Germany.

The declaration is one of the deliverables of the 6th India-Germany Inter-Governmental Consultations (IGC).

During the event, Bhupender Yadav said that the JDI will provide the platform to further advance the partnership and support areas like conservation and restoration, climate protection and conservation of biodiversity. 

“This will also take our partnership to another significant step forward."

This Joint Declaration of Intent on Forest Landscape Restoration will also help in strengthening Indo-German Cooperation under the dynamic guidance of our Leaders, the minister added.

The Union Environment Minister said that the JDI will also enable the countries to successfully partner with each other and expand their bilateral cooperation in the areas of forest landscape restoration, environment and climate change.

Swati Luthra
Swati Luthra writes on climate change, water, environment and forest issues for Mint. A graduate in Psychology, Swati has been mapping India’s policy initiatives to help meet the pledges made at CoP-26 including achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2070.
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Updated: 02 May 2022, 09:25 PM IST
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