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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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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Result-based Actions

Result-based Actions With a timeframe of 15 years, the NRS implemented in phases, is designed to realizing objectives of the forestry sector’s potential contribution to climate change mitigation (50% of the total national emissions reduction in 2030) in a realistic planning and implementing of REDD+ PAMs. Thus, although the NRS eventually is implemented at national […]

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Readiness

Readiness The Warsaw Framework for REDD+ states that before receiving RBPs, developing countries need to have in place the four elements of REDD+ readiness: National REDD+ strategy (Action Plan), the National Forest Monitoring Systems (including the REDD+ MRV system), the Forest Reference Level (FRL) and Safeguards Information System (SIS). The Readiness Preparation Proposal (R-PP) was […]

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Training given for Journalists & Public Relation Experts

The National REDD+ Secretariat (MEFCC) has provided training for Journalists and Public Relation officers on REDD+/ Forest Management, as related to the implementation of REDD+ readiness activities and CRGE held from March 26 – April 04/2017 (ten days) at Wondo Genet College of Forestry and Natural Resources. Certificates have been given to 47 participants by […]

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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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