Ethiopia: Roads, dust and trees

Unpaved, low-volume rural roads (also known as Feeder Roads) are valued highly by rural communities in Ethiopia. However, an invariable side-effect of such roads is dust, which has dire consequences for public health and agricultural productivity. To address the issue, authorities in Amhara province have embarked on a community-led roadside tree planting campaign.

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Last modified: April 21, 2017