Donors Promise Aid for Philippine Climate Policy

Key international donors welcomed the Philippine government’s commitment to address climate change and pledged to support its environmental programs.

The Asian Development Bank, U.S. Agency for International Development, Australian Agency for International Development, U.N. Development Program and the Japan International Cooperation Agency said they are willing to help the Philippines develop a national action plan for addressing climate change by April 2011, GMA News reports.

Representatives from the donor organizations recently met with members of the Philippine Climate Change Commission to discuss the Asian country’s climate policy plans.

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