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Countries Announce Timeline for Planting Tree Seedlings from Ethiopia: Ministry

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July 22,2021 (ENA) Ministry of Agriculture disclosed that some East African international locations have introduced their timeline to plant their share of the one billion tree seedlings allotted by the Authorities of Ethiopia as a part of its Inexperienced Legacy Initiative.

Agriculture State Minister Sani Redi stated the international locations have introduced the time to plant the saplings based mostly on their climatic zone.

Accordingly, the international locations will plant the seedlings between August and October, 2021.   

Some international locations have additionally introduced the varieties of seedling species they like to plant and extra tree seedlings, he acknowledged.

Ministry of International Affairs is working with diplomats from the international locations on the difficulty, Sani identified.

The state minister stated Ethiopia is able to present 91 million seedlings to South Sudan, 356 million to Sudan, 79 million to Eritrea, 9 million to Djibouti, 80 million to Somalia, 30 million to Somaliland, 100 million every to Kenya and Uganda, 19 million to Puntland, and 136 million to Rwanda.

The nation, however, has readied over 7 billion saplings for this wet season, of which 1 billion have been allotted for the East African international locations.

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