Future of the Environment

Ethiopia wants to plant 5 billion seedlings this year

A woman walks past an Odaa tree in the town of Dukem, Oromia region, Ethiopia November 1, 2018. The Oromo people gather under Odaa trees for prayers, coronation of their leaders, and for thanksgiving ceremonies. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri  SEARCH "ETHIOPIA OROMOS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. - RC152D6A4F90

The country says it planted more than 4 billion seedlings last year. Image: REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

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