Green Legacy: Ethiopia’s 5 billion tree seedlings project kicks off

Ethiopia’s plan to plant 5 billion tree seedlings this year as part of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s reforestation initiative has taken off.

The PM’s Green Legacy initiative, kicked off recently with Addis Ababa residents planting trees ahead of the country’s rainy season. The project aims to tackle the effects of deforestation and climate change in the drought-prone country.

Bethlehem Wondimu, a resident of the capital stressed the importance of the project: “Trees alter the environment we …

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