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 Ethiopia. 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.
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.
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ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE SECTOR
Monday to Thursday
8:30am - 12:30pm (morning)
Friday (8:30am - 11:30pm (morning)
Monday to Friday
1:30pm - 5:30pm (afternoon)
Behind Tourist Hotel,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia