This Memorandum of Understanding is composed of 8 articles. The two Parts shall reinforce the bilateral cooperation in the field of environment (art. 1). The two Parts shall cooperate in the following matters: (a) exchange of information on environment technology and the adopted policies concerning air, water, waste water, pollutants, waste disposal management and preservation of the nature; (b) exchange of information on methods and systems developed to control environment management quality programmes for projects with a big entity; (c) encouragement of the use of clean technology by reducing waste disposal and eliminating and substituting hazardous substances; (d) exchange of experiences in the field of environmental tourism; (e) joint research in biosphere, natural resources, wildlife, preservation of biodiversity and national parks management; (f) encouragement of environmental education and training programmes; (g) Environment Impact Assessment; (h) exchange of experiences in the field of desertification; (i) exchange of experiences in the field of marine environment protection; (j) organization of workshops, conferences and training courses; (k) organize visits and exchange of environmental experts; (l) encourage reciprocal consultation in environment sectors, and reciprocal participation in environmental exhibitions; and, (m) exchange of information and publications on environmental policy (arts. 2 and 3). This Memorandum of Understanding shall be valid for 5 years, renewable (art. 7).