Campaigns International International News Planting A Tree Is Planting Hope For Future. #3 3 min read 11 months ago Views: 16,541 1 Fact: In a year a mature tree will absorb more than 48 lbs of CO2 from the atmosphere and release O2 in exchange. 🇪🇹's #GreenLegacy initiative of planting 22 bln trees helps reduce the effects of carbon on the environment. Ahead of #COP27🇪🇹 @UNDPClimate @ACMI_Africa… Click To Tweet 2 If one large tree can provide a day’s supply of oxygen for up to four people, imagine the positive effect of 22 bln trees. Ahead of #COP27🇪🇹 #GreenLegacy @ACMI_Africa @UNFCCC @mfaethiopia #GreenLegacyChallenge #EthiopiaPrevails Click To Tweet 3 Ethiopia is mitigating the long term effects of climate change in the HOA with a massive project of reforestation, with millions of its citizens participating to grow billions of trees.Ahead of #COP27🇪🇹#GreenLegacy @UNDPClimate @mfaethiopia #GreenLegacyChallenge #EthiopiaPrevails Click To Tweet 4 Nearly all of 🇪🇹's population of ~ 120 million is aware of the importance of plants in combating climate change. They participate in the greening of the country & help the world in its environmental protection efforts.Ahead of #COP27🇪🇹 @UNEP @ACMI_Africa @mfaethiopia… Click To Tweet 5 While Ethiopia does not produce a lot of CO2, it is doing more than its share to reduce the amount with its #GreenLegacyChallenge initiative which will have grown billions of trees. Ahead of #COP27🇪🇹 pic.twitter.com/UVBrwxUPwt @AbdikerM @ACMI_Africa #EthiopiaPrevails Click To Tweet 6 🇪🇹 is one of the more than 20 African countries of The Green Wall project to combat desertification by holding back expansion of the Sahara with a wall of trees stretching across the entire Sahel Ahead of #COP27🇪🇹 #GreenLegacy pic.twitter.com/iMqaVKIqkF @UNDPClimate @mfaethiopia Click To Tweet 7 The greening of Ethiopia has created over 180,000 permanent and temporary jobs at 120,000 nurseries; an additional economic benefit while meeting the objectives of the #GreenLegacy initiative. Ahead of #COP27🇪🇹 @AbdikerM @ACMI_Africa @mfaethiopia #EthiopiaPrevails Click To Tweet 8 Urban agriculture and backyard farming are integrated with the Green Legacy initiative. Their progress has multiple effects of achieving food security as well as help absorb the impact of ever increasing food cost. Ahead of #COP27🇪🇹 #GreenLegacy @ACMI_Africa @UNFCCC @mfaethiopia Click To Tweet 9 Millions of Ethiopians participate in tree planting and many of them have gained jobs at nursery sites. They are part of #GreenLegacy initiative helping to improve the climate but also boost the economy. Ahead of #COP27🇪🇹 #GreenLegacyChallenge @UNDPClimate @mfaethiopia Click To Tweet 10 More fossil fuel use translates to more trees needed to take up that carbon dioxide! 🇪🇹 uses less fuel than other countries but its multi-billion tree planting initiative has a global effect in carbon reduction. Ahead of #COP27🇪🇹 #GreenLegacyChallenge @Cop27P #EthiopiaPrevails Click To Tweet 11 In Ethiopia, reforestation areas are protected areas. Their protection includes agreements and by-laws with village communities and guardians (approximately 5 guardians for 200-300 hectares),who control the observance of the by-laws Ahead of #COP27🇪🇹 #GreenLegacyChallenge @Cop27P Click To Tweet 12 There is a range between 4.5 & 40.7 tons of Co2 removed / year / hectare during the first 20 years of tree growth. Ethiopia #GreenLegacy covering 3,253 Million Hectares will remove a lot of CO2 Ahead of #COP27🇪🇹 @mfaethiopia #GreenLegacyChallenge #EthiopiaPrevails Click To Tweet About Post Author admin_w7y1yrey See author's posts Continue Reading Previous We Ethiopians Will Never Forget November 3 ! The Terrorist TPLF Preemptive Attack On ENDF Northern Command.Next Prime Minister @JustinTrudeau supports the AU-led peace process!