Ethiopia the country is not only the fastest growing economy in Africa, but by some measures the world. The pace of development has been truly remarkable. They are progressing in every department of life.
The environment, which is the ultimate foundation of all of this development is getting the attention it deserved. Renewable energy projects like the Adama II wind farm, which is the second-largest wind-power plant in all of Africa, the country is setting itself up for long-term energy stability. And efforts are underway to replenish and protect forests.
A UN-backed project is helping the government protect 50,000 hectares of forest. It’s a crucial effort that not only helps reduce impacts of climate change, but improves food security as well.The Ethiopian ambition of becoming a middle income country with no increase in climate emissions is amazing and inspiring.