Ethiopia gifted bio-gas appliances by China

Biogas plant. (Image source: Alex Marshall)Biogas plant. (Image source: Alex Marshall)China has donated bio-gas appliances worth over US$160,000 to Ethiopia

The appliances will be distributed to rural households to provide energy for lighting and cooking.

Chinese ambassador to Ethiopia, Xie Xiaoyan, signed the hand-over certificate with Ethiopian minister of water and energy, Alemayehu Tegenu, during a ceremony in Addis Ababa.

The Ethiopian minister was quoted as saying by China Daily that the government, together with its development partners, plans to construct 70,000 bio-gas plants by the end of 2015.

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