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Ethiopia

Ethiopia, in the Horn of Africa, is a rugged, landlocked country split by the Great Rift Valley. With archaeological finds dating back more than 3 million years, it’s a place of ancient culture. Among its important sites are Lalibela with its rock-cut Christian churches from the 12th–13th centuries. Aksum is the ruins of an ancient city with obelisks, tombs, castles and Our Lady Mary of Zion church.

Member since: 2015

 

Capital

Addis Ababa

Population (2015)

112,078,727

GNI Per Capita (2016)

$615.4

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

0.230 tons

Website Links

National Focal Points

Ms. Fortuna Dibaco

DIRECTOR FOR UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC AND DEVELOPMENTAL AFFAIRS

International Organizations Directorate General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mr. Fekadu Beyene Aleka

COMMISSIONER

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission

Mr. Muluneh Hedeto

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission

Mr. Mensur Dessie

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission

National Climate Vulnerability Level and actions

0 Average

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Adaptation: Priority Action:

1) Mainstream adaptation to climate change into all public and private development initiatives;

2) Increase resilience;

3) Reduce vulnerability of livelihoods and landscapes.

Reduce GHG emissions by 64% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2010)) by 2030 conditional to external support in sectors of agriculture, forestry, transport, electric power, industry and buildings.

Priority Pillars:

1) Drought;

2) Floods;

3) other cross-cutting interventions.

News from Ethiopia

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