Ethiopia's Abiy kicks off massive tree-planting drive

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Addis Ababa (AFP) May 18, 2021

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed kicked off a drive Tuesday to plant six billion trees nationwide this year, highlighting his focus on the environment ahead of elections. It is the third consecutive year that Abiy - the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner - has urged Ethiopians to plant billions of trees, part of his "Green Legacy" campaign to promote ecotourism and combat the effects of cli

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