Ethiopia’s REDD+ Readiness Accomplishments have been unanimously endorsed

By: Yisehak Dinku (NRS) The REDD+ Ethiopia R-Package has been formally endorsed by the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Participants Committee on the 26th of September 2017 at Luang Parabang in Laos PDR, with great recognition of the efforts made on Readiness implementation. Ethiopia’s R-package has gone through a rigorous independent review by an international Technical […]

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Ethiopia Advanced in REDD+ Readiness

Written By: Yisehak Dinku NRS UNFCCC published on its website Ethiopia’s modified FRL. Accordingly, the forest reference emission level for deforestation is 17,978,735 tCO2 /year and the forest reference level for afforestation is 4,789,935 tCO2 /year. As stated by UNFCCC the version of the FRL estimates have been improved and the data was constructed from […]

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The Norwegian Government Offered Support

By: Walilign Ayele Addis Ababa: As part of the Framework Agreement for REDD+ Partnership, the Royal Norwegian government offered 1.4 (one point four) billion Birr grant to the efforts that will be made to prevent climate change and for the implementation of green economy. During agreement signing occasion, the State Minister for Ministry of Finance […]

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Government of Ethiopia and World Bank Sign US$18 Million Grant Agreement for Improving the enabling environment for sustainable forest management and investment in Oromia National Regional State

A Grant Agreement amounting to US$18 million was signed on Thursday 23 March 2017 between the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the World Bank at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation (MoFEC). According to the Grant Agreement, the World Bank will support the implementation of Oromia  National Regional State […]

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SESA/ESMF Task Force pilots its national C&P plan in Awai Zone. Collects localized inputs, feed backs

Monday, April 4, 2016 Enjibara: The National REDD +  SESA /ESMF Task Force  tested the applicability of  its National Consultation and participation ( C&P) Plan  among the residents of  Senekasa and Zig kebele communities of Awai zone here Wednesday. Welcoming the communities, Ato Sentayehu Deresse Kassa, coordinator, Amhara state REDD+ Coordination Unit  said  that  climate […]

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