World Future Council awards international prize for best policies to combat desertification

Ordos (China), 12th September 2017 – Yesterday, the Future Policy Award (FPA) ceremony was held at the thirteenth session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNCCD in Ordos, Inner Mongolia (China). The international “Oscar for best policies” honours laws and practices that successfully combat desertification and land degradation. The FPA is awarded by the World Future Council (WFC) in cooperation with the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). Among the laureates are the Ethiopian Tigray region, Brazil and China.Read full report    |  Watch video clip

Tigrai Tv: መግለፂ ሓዱሽ ዓመት ርእሰ ምምሕዳር ትግራይ ክቡር ኣይተ ኣባይ ወልዱ

የአማራ ጠገዴ እና የትግራይ ፀገዴ ወረዳዎች ወሰን የማካለል ስምምነት በሁለቱም ክልል ፕሬዝዳንቶች

GRAND RENAISSANCE DAM (GERD) IS A BRIDGE TO THE FUTURE

Our Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD) was launched in 2011 and when finished, it will be the largest hydro-electric power plant in Africa and the 8th largest in the world by the capacity of its reservoir and will create the 2nd largest reservoir on the Nile. The GERD is our largest nation building project that will generate energy, provide water for irrigation and control flooding. It is currently 70% complete and expected to start operation in 2017. Read the full report

አብ ከተማ ለንደን ንሓደ ሰሙን ክካየድ ዝቐነየ መበል ሳልስይ ዓመታዊ ኮንፈረንስን ፌስቲቫልን ማሕበር ተጋሩ ኣውሮፓ ብዓወት ተዛዚሙ፡፡

ለንደን (ነሓሰ 22/2009): አብ ከተማ ለንደን ብዝተፈላለየ ምድላወት ክካየድ ዝቐነየ መበል ሳልሳይ ዓመት ኮንፈረንስን ፌስቲቫልን መሕበር ተጋሩ አውሮፓ ብዓወት ምዝዛሙ ጉዳያት ርክብ ህዝቢ እቲ ማሕበር አፍሊጡ፡፡ Read the full report

Award Winning Strategy of Land Rehabilitation in Tigray by DWET

Update from Nicholas Robinson School in Mekelle

The Relief Society of Tigray (REST) environmental rehabilitation and agricultural development.

by G/hiwet Gebru (gebrehiwetgebru11@gmail.com, Mekelle

REST has been working with the people and the government of Tigray Region on various relief and development programs for decades. Environmental rehabilitation and agricultural development programs (ERAD) is one of the operational department of REST. Currently, the ERAD programs have been implemented in 22 woredas of Tigray. Read the full rport

በዓል ኣሸንዳ ትግራይ 2009 ዓ/ም

Ethiopia’s Tigray Region bags gold award for greening its drylands

ROME, Aug 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A major project to restore land in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region to boost millions of people’s ability to grow food won gold on Tuesday in a U.N.-backed award for the world’s best policies to combat desertification and improve fertility of drylands.  Read the details