The Egyptian state has launched several initiatives towards green transition in line with the sustainable development goals, and work to confront climate change and environmental degradation. This is done by increasing the volume of investments in green projects.
The plan for the year 22/2023 with regard to the electricity and renewable energy sector aims to raise the percentage of renewable energy to 22% of the total energy used in the year 22/2023, then to 25% in the year 24/2025, and to approach the targets of 2035 (42%), through expansion In solar energy projects and wind farms to generate electricity, such as the Benban solar power plant in Aswan and the Ras Ghareb project to operate wind farms, in addition to encouraging projects that convert waste into energy, and for the agricultural sector, the initiatives put forward in the plan include the expansion of organic cultivation, and the rationalization of the use of pesticides As well as the expansion of mechanical slaughterhouses to raise the efficiency of veterinary units, as well as the expansion of the cultivation of crops that are resistant to drought, moisture and salinity and use less water, with a focus on modern farming techniques and the development of new strains of early maturity. According to a report by the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development.
The government is also keen to adopt initiatives that support sustainable green growth so that its investments constitute between 35% and 40% of the total investment in the year of the plan, compared to 30% at present, and to reach 50% by 2025, and 100% by 2030. Therefore, The plan adopts several programs aimed at addressing climate change and its negative repercussions on the national economic and ecological system.