Category: Ethiopia

Norway strengthens rainforest cooperation with Ethiopia

The renewed agreement marks a transition to a phase where Norway supports Ethiopia’s forest and land use policy through payment for reduced emissions of greenhouse gases from deforestation. Minister of Climate and Environment Andreas Bjelland Eriksen signed the renewed partnership agreement during a visit to Addis Abeba this week. Through the agreement, Norway will support…

Ethiopia Norway sign forest protection agreement

News story | Date: 16/08/2017
The Governments of Norway and Ethiopia have taken an important step towards supporting Ethiopia’s climate friendly economic development. The Government of Norway has allocated up to NOK 600 million for sustainable forest management and forest restoration in Ethiopia until 2020.