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Germany Pledges $20 Million for Climate Aid to Mali, Grenada

December 06, 2011

Dec. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Germany pledged 15 million euros ($20 million) in funds to help two western Africa and Caribbean countries cope with the effects of climate change.

Environment Minister Norbert Roettgen at UN climate talks in South Africa pledged 10 million euros and 5 million euros, respectively, to the governments of Mali and Grenada, his ministry said today in an e-mailed statement.

The money will be used to fund natural resource management projects, it said.

--Editor: Randall Hackley

To contact the reporter on this story: Stefan Nicola in Berlin at snicola2@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Reed Landberg at landberg@bloomberg.net


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