The International Day for Biological Diversity in 2024

The Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute (EBI) hosted an event to celebrate “”The International Day for Biological Diversity in 2024”. The event’s motto, ‘Be Part of the Plan,’ emphasized the urgent need for action by all stakeholders to halt and reverse biodiversity loss. 

 PELUM Ethiopia co-organized the event and oversaw the seed and food fair, featuring exhibitions of, organic foods, local seeds and beverages from various cultures, including Wolaita, Sidama, Oromia, Tigray, and Gurage. During the second day of the biodiversity week within the EBI compound, farmers brought by PELUM Ethiopia shawocased their locally made products on May 16, 2024.