NCVC Signs MoU With Strategic Development Office of Al-Baha Region
The National Center for the Development of Vegetation Cover and Combating Desertification (NCVC) has partnered with the Strategic Office for the Development of Al-Baha region to develop strategies against degradation and climate change.
The agreement was signed in the presence of center’s CEO Dr. Khalid Al-Abdulqader and the Office’s CEO Abdulaziz Al-Naeem.
The MoU aims to enhance cooperation in the field of vegetation development and investment.
The MoU also focuses on creating an attractive investment environment that will contribute to achieving the objectives of Saudi Vision 2030 and the Saudi Green Initiative.
The areas of cooperation cover several topics regarding Al-Baha region such as vegetation development projects, as well as coordination and communication about the SGI.
Other topics include exchanging knowledge and experience and organizing tourist programs and events in the region.
The MoU is part of a series of contracts and agreements concluded by the NCVC and is in line with NCVC's efforts to combat desertification, reduce sand encroachment, and preserve natural resources.
These efforts also aim to enhance cooperation and integration with government, private and non-profit institutions, and to unify and organize national efforts in implementing vegetation rehabilitation initiatives.
Under the slogan “sustainable parks,” the NCVC launched an awareness campaign on July 28 in cooperation with Aseer Development Authority and over 12 government bodies to enhance societal awareness on the necessity of protecting the vegetation cover in Saudi Arabia.