The Grant Agreement was signed during a ceremony held at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Addis Ababa on 22 November 2017.
The Government of Norway has committed NOK 51 million (6.mill USD) for supporting the implementation of the Forest Landscape Restoration Programme until 2020.
NFG will implement the programme in close collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change of Ethiopia, authorities of the Amhara regional state and other local and international partners.
The Norwegian Embassy in Addis Ababa and the Norwegian Forestry Group (NFG) have signed a grant agreement for the implementation of the Forest Landscape Restoration Programme in the Amhara regional state of Ethiopia.
Training subjects through local involvement
In October four topics of special relevance for training were identified through involvement of national and local organisations, as well as the community. Participation were from our partners ORDA and AFE, in addition to public agencies Bureau of Agriculture, Bureau of Rural Land Administration and Use, and Environment, Forest and Wildlife Protection and Development Authority. Amhara Women Organisation and World Vision completed the group. There was also a public meeting in Serawdi, the projects first pilot area, to identify the most necessary topics.