Rwanda approves ambitious green growth strategy.

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Rwanda's Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy says low-carbon development is a win-win situation for Rwanda. It reduces dependence on foreign imported oil, reduces GHG emissions and replaces payments by local expenditure for energy production.

It will transform the economy and ensure Rwanda attains a climate-resilient and low carbon economy. Rwanda's fast-growing economy, at 8% a year, is particularly vulnerable to oil price spikes, population growth and climate change. The country's climate data shows a 30% higher than the global average increase in the average temperature of i.4[degrees]C since 1970, expected to increase by 2.5[degrees]C by the 2050s. This will impact on agricultural production, water resource management and health.

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