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Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute

Establishment of EIB A Plant Genetic Resources Center, Ethiopia (PGRC/E) was initially established in May 1976 through a bilateral technical cooperation agreement between the Governments of Ethiopia and Germany. The main objective was to rescue the country’s plant genetic resources from adverse impacts of various human activities and natural calamities and thereby, support crop improvement

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Ethiopian Environment and Forest Research Institute

Establishment and background history Organized forestry research in Ethiopia was started by the establishment of Forestry Research Center (FRC) and the then Wood Utilization Research Center (WUARC) in 1975 and 1979, respectively, under the Forestry and Wildlife Conservation Development Authority (FaWCDA). The centers were incorporated into the then Ministry of Natural Resources Development and Environmental

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Climate change technology needs assessment of Ethiopia

Climate change technology needs assessment of Ethiopia (THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY) This article is the output of a project entitled “Climate Change Enabling Activities -Phase II” that was supported by the GEF through the UNDP. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) very well

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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 selected for fast-track implementation is Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD). The government is using significant resources to build and implement its green economy, but to capture the full potential of the plan;

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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 are mainly caused by human beings, and are driven by deforestation for agriculture and forest degradation from fuelwood consumption and logging. Under the BAU (Business as usual) scenario, emissions from forestry will increase from 53

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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 abatement potential even higher than the projected increase in emissions under the BAU scenario. In total, nine levers have been identified with an abatement potential of up to 131 Mt CO2e (Figure 37). These levers

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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 well the ones that increase sequestration have comparably low implementation barriers: Initiatives to reduce forest degradation. Most of the efficient cooking-stove technologies are readily available, have already been tested for applicability, and have been deployed

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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 was established by the amended proclamation 803/2013. The proclamation mandated the Ministry, inter alias, to Coordinate and ensure the forestry objectives and the basic forestry principles indicated in the forestry policy of Ethiopia. Forest sector

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