HoA-REN aims to improve environmental governance and management in the region and to enhance the development of environmental support sectors such as the promotion of renewable energy and the stimulation of new value chains for sustainable products and services.
The Network’s objectives include:
To contribute to natural resources conservation
To encourage policies for sustainable use of natural resources and other protection measures
To promote trans-boundary collaboration on environmental issues in the Horn of Africa
To promote environmental disaster preparedness and mitigation
To integrate the local customs and cultures of the region in environmental protection schemes
To promote equitable natural resource benefit sharing; and
To establish sustainable financial mechanisms for the Network.