Abiy to plant 4bn trees.

Position:Kaleidoscope - Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopia's game-changing PM Abiy Ahmed (above, centre) has announced a plan to plant over 4bn trees, under the National Green Development programme.

Although much of the country is green and fertile, climate change has meant that parts of the country suffer from severe drought during the dry season. Reports indicate that in 2017, over 2m animals died in Ethiopia due to drought.

Abiy held discussions with national agricultural transformation leaders in Adama city, in his home region of Oromia. He tasked participants--which...

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