About Environment, Forest & Climate Change Commission, Ethiopia - EFCCC

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission is the lead government body responsible and legally mandated for environmental management. The vision of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission is to ensure a clean and healthy environment in Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, EthiopiaEthiopia. As a result it's to create a better living environment to meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. The Commission is responsible to ensure the realization of the environmental rights, goals, objectives and basic principles enshrined in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Constitution as well as the Environment Policy. The proclamation (803/2013) mandated the Commission, inter alias, to coordinate and ensure the forestry objectives and the basic forestry principles indicated in the forestry policy of Ethiopia.

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Ethiopia aims to achieve middle-income status by 2025 while developing a green economy. Following the conventional development path would, among other adverse effects, result in a sharp increase in GHG emissions and unsustainable use of natural resources. To avoid such negative effects, the government has developed a strategy to build a green economy. It is now starting to transform the strategy into action and welcomes collaboration with domestic and international partners.

Latest News

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 ...
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/ MEFCC News

Ethiopia’s Growth Enabling to Implement Climate Resilient, Green Development Strategy: Professor Sterner

Addis Ababa April 25/2017 The rapid economic growth in Ethiopia can create good opportunity and enabling situation in implementing its ...
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Light Rail Transit Brings Honor to Addis

Addis Ababa April 21/2017 The Light Rail Transit (LRT) of Addis Ababa has brought honor to City of Addis Ababa ...
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Sweden Supporting Development of Ethiopia’s Forestry Resource

Addis Ababa February 25/2017 Sweden is committed to supporting the development of Ethiopia’s forestry resource which contributes to the livelihood ...
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/ Forest, MEFCC News, Sweden

Ethiopia Launches Sustainable Intervention for Green Cities

Addis Ababa February 22/2017 Ethiopia and the United Nations development program (UNDP) have launched an intervention that will enhance the ...
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/ Green Cities, MEFCC News

Minister Calls on Stakeholders to Exert More Effort to Ensure Green Economy

Addis Ababa Feburary 10/2017 Stakeholders are expected to exert more effort to ensure sustainable green economy in the country, Ministry ...
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/ MEFCC News, Minister



Climate change technology needs assessment of Ethiopia

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National Communication of Ethiopia

National Communication of Ethiopia to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) – June 2001 (Federal Democratic Republic ...
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National context of the Forest Sector in Ethiopia

National context of the Forest Sector in Ethiopia History of Forest Management in Ethiopia: Evolution of governance and Institutions under ...
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Ethiopia Forest fast-track implementation

Ethiopia, Forest fast-track implementation: Ethiopia’s action plan to create a green economy One of the four initiatives that have been ...
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Ethiopia Forest Sector GHG Emissions

Ethiopia, Forest Sector GHG Emissions GHG emissions baseline in 2010 and BAU up to 2030 Emissions from the Forestry sector ...
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Forest Abatement levers

Forest Abatement levers: Potential and Cost curve Thanks to levers such as afforestation and reforestation, the Forestry sector boasts an ...
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Abatement levers feasibility

Abatement levers – feasibility and economic impact assessment Feasible levers with high impact The initiatives that reduce forest degradation as ...
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About Forest Sector

About Forest Sector of Ethiopia The Forest sector was under Ministry of Agriculture before the Ministry of Environment and Forest ...
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Environment License for Environmentalist ...
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PROCLAMATION NO 299/2002 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT WHEREAS, environmental impact assessment is used to predict and manage the environmental effects which ...
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Vacancy June 2018

Job Vacancy Announcement: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MEFCC), Ethiopia Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MEFCC) has a work environment that promotes diversity, embraces change, and provides leadership opportunities to every qualified and eligible individuals interested in applying for the position listed in the attachment, may submit an application to Human Resource Management and Development Directorate by no later than ten (10) consecutive working days since the advertisement published on Addis Zemen Megazin. So if you are looking to make a move and are a highly motivated professional who welcomes new challenges, take a look at MEFCC. Place of Registration: MEFCC, Human Resource Management and Development Directorate, Building A, 2nd Floor, Office No. 202 Application Date: ...
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Global Green Growth Week 2017 (GGGWeek2017) – Ethiopia

Global Green Growth Week 2017 (GGGWeek2017) The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and the Government of Ethiopia will host Global Green Growth Week 2017 (GGGWeek2017) from 17 October to 20 October, 2017, at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Over 250 global representatives will attend GGGWeek2017, including high-level ministers, thought leaders, institutional investors and decision makers seeking to scale up green growth in Africa and around the world. The event will serve as an opportunity to network, learn, share, and catalyze creative solutions for transformational green growth. GGG Week 2017 #GGGWeek2017 will feature opportunities to forge partnerships, identify research areas, secure financing, and engage with global green growth leaders. With a focus on environmentally sustainable, socially ...
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Ethiopia Forest Sector Review

Ethiopia Forest Sector Review Focus on commercial forestry and industrialization (Technical Report) This Forest Sector Review – the first comprehensive analysis in 20 years – broadly aims to provide an update on the status of the forest sector in Ethiopia, and specifically to inform the Government’s next Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP2) about the most promising forest and forest industry investment opportunities. This Review focuses on the current and future supply and demand of industrial and small-scale timber production, a strategic component of Ethiopia’s transformation towards a more prosperous and industrialized economy. The Government of Ethiopia, specifically the newly created Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MEFCC), called for this Forest Sector Review with the objective to improve understanding of the contribution made by Ethiopia’s forests and trees in landscapes to sector industrialization, growth and employment. The Review also aims to assist the Government to achieve the Climate-Resilient Green ...
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Phone: +251111704214

Fax: +251111704251

P.O.Box: 12760

Email: info@mefcc.gov.et

Office Hours

Monday to Thursday

8:30am - 12:30pm (morning)

Friday (8:30am - 11:30pm (morning)

Monday to Friday

1:30pm - 5:30pm (afternoon)

Office Location

Arat Killo,

Behind Tourist Hotel,

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia