Ethiopia to plant eight billion seedlings

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In the coming Ethiopian rainy season 8 billion tree seedlings are to be planted, all over the country the Ministry of Environment and Forest announced.
Preparations are being made in cooperation with the regional governments to accomplish a seedling planting program at the beginning of the rainy season, said Public Relations Director of the Ministry, Birhanu Ayalew.
Implementing Climate Resilient Green Economy, the goal of making Ethiopia a ‘middle income nation’ by 2025 is still on the right track, he said.
According to the director protection and reforestation works have been done with the public participation.
(ERTA)