High Level Delegation Visits Southwest Forest Block

A field trip to the southwest forest block was made from February 17-21, 2020. It was attended by a high level delegation from Norway including the Deputy Ambassador of Norwegian Embassy in Addis Ababa. The Director General of Oromia Environment, Forest and Climate Change Authority, the National REDD+ Coordinator and Senior forest experts also have […]

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Ethiopia Now Holds the Record in Tree Planting

The tree planting initiative that has been launched by His Excellency Abiy Ahimed Prime minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia with a catchphrase “40 seedling per head” was successfully implemented nationwide. According to the national steering committee, 353,636,000 seedlings were planted just on Monday 29th of July 2019. This achievement therefore puts Ethiopia […]

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Employees of Environment Forest and Climate Change Commission Planted Seedlings today

EFCCC employees planted three thousand seedlings at Gulele Subcity Entoto site today. His Excellency professor Fikadu Beyene Commissioner of EFCCC said to the gathering that Ethiopians will continue planting trees until the objective set will be achieved. He added that today’s seedling planting activity is part of the campaign launched to plant four billion trees based […]

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Ethiopia is Preparing to Plant 4 Billion Trees this Summer

By Yisak Dinku Ethiopia is facing multiple challenges to achieve sustainable development. Actions on the ground needs to be stepped up to reverse these rapidly escalating challenges. A new urban-rural landscape greening initiative directed towards transforming Ethiopia’s degraded environments to relish their full value of beneficial functions is recently launched by HE. the Prime Minister […]

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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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