Addis Ababa Feburary 10/2017 A study jointly conducted by the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Climate Change, and the Addis Ababa University for the last three years indicated that the amount of green house gases in Addis Ababa and its environs has increased. The Ministry told ENA that the amount of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide,
Addis Ababa February 9, 2017 A million trees are to be planted in Ethiopia to fight deforestation around camps hosting hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese refugees. The trees would be planted on 150 hectares of land in Gambella Regional State to meet the growing refugee population’s demand for energy, the Food and Agriculture Organization
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is the lead government body responsible and legally mandated for environmental management. The vision of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is to ensure a clean and healthy environment in Ethiopia to create a better living environment to meets the needs of the present generation
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Vision As its vision, the Ministry aspires to see Ethiopia that has built Climate Resilient Green Economy and reach the Middle Income Country status by 2025 through ensuring sustainable environment and forest management, development and utilization.
“Preparing a system and ensuring implementation of environment and forest resources management, development, utilization and its sustainable contribution to poverty reduction, perform & coordinate research and technology transformation, promoting education and awareness raising, coordinating the implementation of Climate Resilient Green Economy (CRGE), building implementers capacity, promoting investment in forest sector and marketing, lead and follow-up
Goal 1: Strengthening Institutional, Human Resource, Technological and Financial Capacity which enable Environmental Safeguard and benefit from Forest Development Goal 2: By coordinating, supporting and implementing sector oriented green economy interventions which are identified under Green Economy strategy which is intended to reduce 147 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions and ensure sustainable development
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