Monday, April 15, 2013

How Ethiopia is combating deforestation - video

Tsegaye Tadesse, programme manager with Farm Africa, describes how Ethiopia is combating deforestation through linking up governments with the communities dependent on the country's forests. After a successful pilot, under which forest cover increased by 9.2% between 2003-12, according to Tadesse, Farm Africa hopes the scheme can be rolled out to other parts of Ethiopia and tap into climate finance such as Redd+ to expand reforestation