Addis Ababa, December 13, 2022 (Walta) – In a special event under the theme “Africa: The Urgency of a Global Mobilisation” organised by the American Academy of Achievement and the Global Hope Coalition in Washington DC, the FDRE Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, was awarded the ‘Outstanding African Leadership Award’ in recognition of the Green Legacy Initiative.
It is to be recalled that Ethiopia launched the Green Legacy Initiative in 2019 with an ambition of planting 20billion seedlings in a span of four years, according to the Office of the Prime Minister of Ethiopia indicated.
Having exceeded the set goal and fulfilling the four year challenge with 25 billion seedlings planted throughout the country, Ethiopia has been recognized globally for its reforestation efforts and contribution to addressing climate change
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