Al Moustapha Garba

Minister of Environment, Urban Safety and Sustainable Development, Nigeria

Al Moustapha Garba is the Nigerien Minister of Environment, Urban Safety and Sustainable Development, a position he has held since 2016. One of his major aims as Minister is to plant 70,000 hectres of trees each year as a way to combat desertification in the country and NIger’s contribution to the Great Green Wall initiative, in addition to restoring 213,000 hectres of degraded land each year. 

In session: Closing Plenary