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  • Ethiopia Breaks World Record By Planting 353 Million Trees in 12 Hours

    Ethiopia Breaks World Record By Planting 353 Million Trees in 12 Hours.

    Ethiopia set a new record by seedling more than 353 million trees in a single day on July 29, 2019. Previously the record was in the hand of Indians who were able to plant more than 66 million trees in day. Ethiopia achieved this feat by officially closing government offices so that everyone participates in the program. 

    Among the trees planted Oromoia region takes the lions share by planting more than 211 million trees. Where as Amhara region achieved to plant more than 87 million trees. Even the capital city, Addis Ababa, planted about 3.1 million trees. 

    This reafforestation plan will enhance the forest coverage of the country as well as helping to reduce the effect of environmental change. This could be a blue print for the country and for Africa in general towl work towards afforesting the continent where drought has potential consequences by exposing the nations for famine and other related problems.

    Later on the day the prime minster of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed thanked all the society who participated on Green Legacy to plant trees. And he promised his government will word towards making the country better and prosper in every aspect in order to make it a better place to live in. He also mentioned that this will create topic for Western to talk about Ethiopia and make them eager to visit the country.

    This was among many reforms made by the young and energetic prime minster Doctor Abiy Ahmed as part of reafforesting the country. 

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  • Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed's Green Legacy

    Ethiopian prime minister Dr Abiy Ahmed Green Legacy and implementation plan Doctor Abiy Ahmed, most loved Ethiopian leader, is the prime minister of the country since March 2019. He came to office after sustained unrest through out the country for absence of justice. He promised to bring peace, stability and prosperity where everyone is equally treated.

    He has released thousands of political prisoners including several high profile opposition party politicians and journalists. He has also implemented much needed political and swift economic reforms. He has increased the number of ministerial cabinets in to twenty where half of them are women's. It is the first time women took 50% cabinet in the history of the country and entire African continent. Since his reforms some other Africans had followed his footsteps and bring women to government higher positions.

    He has also solved ethio-eritreas conflict by his own motive which was there for more than two decades after deadly war between the two horn African countries. Dr Abiy flew to Asmera and announced that ethio eri war is over. Thousands of Eritreans celebrated his visit to Asmara on his arrival. The news was like a dream for many families who lost their loved ones during the conflict.

    He has also invited opposition parties and rebel groups to participate in the next election by opening up the political land scape like never before. Some of the rebel group came back to the country for peaceful political competition are: Ogaden nations movement front, the Oromo liberation front led by Dawud Ibsa, and Ginbot7 who is represented by professor Birhanu Mega before they dismantle them selves and joined a newly created national party called Ezema. Abiy has done tremendous job since came to power. The current agenda is to plant tree and make the country green again. More than 4 billion trees were planned to be planted throughout the summer. From this 200 million are to be planted within a single day on July 29, 2019 throughout the country. It is expected the people will keep its promise and collaborate to fulfill this blessed idea of the prime minister. Stay tuned for other stories. SkySheger.com News!!

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