Mexico City, May 23, 2014 – This morning, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Mexico Mission Acting Director, Mr Richard Goughnour, joined Mr. Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, Ministry of Energy, Mr. Jacques Rogozinski Schtulman General Director of NAFIN, and Mr. Raúl Eric Talán Ramírez General Director of FIDE to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between USAID with each one of the mentioned organizations. To this meeting also attended Mr. Anthony Wayne, US Ambassador in Mexico.

USAID will continue supporting the Government of Mexico to implement cost-effective mitigation measures for greenhouse gas emissions. In addition, USAID will support the development of instruments and strategies to promote and  improve energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, as fundamental part of a green economy scheme.

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