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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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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