Ethiopia's green renaissance

Ethiopia is already creating millionaires at the fastest rate in Africa and thanks to the largest dam on the continent, renewable energy will continue to fuel its growth.


In this episode of Down to Earth the team head to Africa's second most populous nation. Not only is the country set to become carbon neutral by 2025, it also intends to be an economic powerhouse at the same time.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn tells FRANCE 24’s Mairead Dundas that his country is undergoing a renaissance. ‘’The country was known for destitution, famine, being war-torn and all those kinds of poster-child issues. That history has gone. Now this is a country that is emerging.’’

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