Nation to Plant Eight Billion Seedlings

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Addis Ababa, 9 June 2014 (WIC) - In the coming Ethiopian rainy season 8 billion tree seedlings are to be planted, all over the country, announced the Ministry of Environment and Forest.

Preparations are being made in cooperation with the regional governments to accomplish 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 '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)