The project is designed to be implemented at Gumay districts in Jimma Zone of Oromia Regional State. The district is divided into 14 rural and 1 urban kebeles administration. The total population of the District estimated to be 86,622 with 43,359 males and 43,253 females. Among the total population estimated 10.4% are urban and 89.6% are rural residents. The district is one of the greatest forest landscapes of Ethiopia and Agriculture is the main livelihood option of the community and it is characterized by subsistent and highly degrading natural resources specifically, the forest, soil, and water of the landscape affecting the suitability of the sector.  

The project designed with the general objective to contribute to the government and nongovernmental organizations' efforts of conservation of forests through participatory forest management and promoting environmental-friendly practices for livelihood improvement. To meet the overall objective, strategically linked outcomes; Community-owned forest development management is practiced in four kebeles of Gumay wereda, and Improved and diversified environmentally-friendly livelihood options among 2500 community members (1500 farmers, 1000 women specifically) to reduce deforestation are designed.

 

The inherent strategies designed to be made use of are well-identified in such ways that the target groups are empowered and their full participation is enhanced to work towards the project goal. More specifically, leading strategies are: Linkage and Networking, capacity building, local resource mobilization, organized effort, and community-based intervention, and target groups centered intervention mechanisms. Utilization of community resources including manpower, indigenous knowledge and skills, revitalization of community structures, ensuring active and self-mobilized community participation, and program ownership are among the strategies identified.

The project is designed to enable the local community to maintain the conservation of their forest landscape inadequate manner in a sustainable development system. Additionally, the project is targeted to enable the address of their social and economic problems by using their existing potential and resources. Throughout the intervention period, 1300 women, 1200 male farmers will be addressed directly. For implementing the project, birr 10,605,270.10 (ten million six hundred and five thousand two hundred seventy birrs and 10 cents) is allocated by the Packard Foundation.

Project name: Sustainable land management practice for livelihood improvement – project

Project Period: January 1st 2019 to December 31st 2020.

Ultimate long-term goal: Contribute to the creation of sustainable livelihood source for farmers through promoting sustainable agriculture practices.

Activity Description: main activities of the project are improving the soil nutrient level to insure sustainability of the agricultural practice and protecting the biomass. The two main categories of implementation are:

 

  1. Soil Nutrient management practices and livelihood diversification: the activity is planned to improve the agricultural productivity of framers in sustainable manner. Soil nutrient management activities will be promoted among 450(150 female) farmers to eliminate usage of chemical fertilizer to maintain soil fertility.

 

  1. Enhancing the environmental protection practice by involving 2,800 small holder farmers in sustainable land management activities. The planned activities include biological and physical rehabilitation of degraded lands.

 

Implementation area: Omonada, Tiroafeta and Kersa woredas of Jimma zone of Oromiya regional state

Donor: This project is supported by SOS faim


Getachew Kebede
Getachew Kebede
Project Coordinator
+251917062465
+251917062465
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Ethiopia
Dimtu

 

Project name: Building the Resilience of Enebsie Sarmider Communities against Weather Related Hazards

Project Period: 2018-2022

Activity Description:

The major project activities are

  • Enhancing agricultural production and productivity through organizing farmers into Farmers Learning Groups (FLGs), promoting improved agricultural practices, supporting small scale irrigation practices, promoting improved livestock production and strengthening existing cooperatives
  • Diversifying the livelihood and source of income for HHs and landless youth through organizing the women into saving and credit groups, supporting rural women to engage alternative income sources and creating alternative livelihoods for landless youth and farmers.
  • Strengthening early warning systems and building the capacity of the community readiness to bounce back, awareness creation and supporting the preparation of household and community level contingency plans
  • Improving natural resource conservation and rehabilitation practices through awareness raising and promoting physical and biological natural resource conservation practices

 Target Beneficiaries: the project works with 1080 poor women, 540 farmers and 180 landless youth.

Region/s Amhara regional state

Zone/s: East Gojjam

Woreda/s:Enebsie Sar Mider

Kebele  The project is being implemented in six kebelles of the wereda namely Enisa (025), Weria (032) Debremedhanit (020) gult (012), Yeguch (014) and Enebrie (015)

Donor: this project is supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in collaboration with Kindernothilfe (KNH)


Amare Astatike
Amare Astatike
Project Coordinator
Phone: +251586660704
+251103228373
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Ethiopia
Mertulemariam

 


 

Project name: SEWOH – Nutrition Security in Sekela (Amhara)

Project Period: January 1, 2019- June 30the 2023

Activity Description:

The major project activities are

  • Enhancing agricultural production and productivity through organizing farmers into Farmers Learning Groups (FLGs), promoting improved agronomic practices, highland fruits, improved poultry farming, modern beekeeping small scale irrigation practices. The project will also strengthen existing cooperatives, develop local production and marketing structures, promote agroforestry practices, forage production and integrated soil fertility.
  • Improving incomes of landless young people and women from food-insecure households through Promoting access to savings & loans for vulnerable women, organizing landless youth in groups providing business skill training
  • Improving the local capacities for disaster risk reduction and the protection of natural resources through strengthening early-warning committees, protecting and rehabilitating degraded land, developing water sources

Target Beneficiaries: the project works with 700 poor women, 700 smallholder farmers, and 200 landless youth.

Region/s Amhara regional state

Zone/s: West Gojjam

Woreda/s: Sekeala

Kebele  The project is being implemented in four  kebeles of the wereda namely Gualsa, Lichima, Rob Gebeya, Sensela Durashali

Donor: This project is supported by The German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in collaboration with Kindernothilfe (KNH)   


Mitiku Demis
Mitiku Demis
Project Coordinator
Phone: +251910156484
+251582590738
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Ethiopia
Sekela

 


Birmadu Folle Project


Project name:-Birmadu Folle Project

Project Period: 2015-2019

Activity Description: Women’s Capacity Enhancement through SHG Approach, Child Development, Education, Skill Training, Household Food Security and Value Chain Promotion.

Target Beneficiaries:-Vulnerable children and Landless youth, Rural low income Women’s and Household farmers.

Region/s (where the project is implemented):-Oromia

Zone/s:-South west Shoa zone

Woreda/s:-Becho, Dawo and Saden Soddo.

Kebele The project is being implemented in six kebelles of the wereda namely Urago Tede, Bebeli Debegna, Soyama Genji, Keta Insilale, Lencha Kesheme, Kobo, Awash Bune, Simbiron Chiracha, Deka Guda (Becho), Kersa Ada’I Galute, Nano Gebrel, Gombisa Kusaye, Kusho, Ulma Busa (Dawo),  Molahun Seriti, Ale Abeba, Legay Aleltu, Tole Dalota, Gidano Dalota, Mudena Ebayu, Urago Kelecha, Illo (Saden Soddo)


Tafa Yadate
Tafa Yadate
Project Coordinator
+2513420666
+25191782009
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Ethiopia
Tullu Bollo

 


Shanani Integrated Community Development Project


Project name: Shanani Integrated Community Development Project

Project Period: 2014-2018

Activity Description: Women’s Capacity Enhancement through SHG Approach, Child Development, Education, Skill Training, Household Food Security and Value Chain Promotion.

Target Beneficiaries: Vulnerable children and Landless youth, rural low income Women’s and Household farmers

Region/s (where the project is implemented): Oromia

Zone/s: Jimma

Woreda/s: Manna and Seka Chekorsa Woredas.

Kebele: The project is being implemented in six kebelles of the wereda namely Somod, Lemie Lelisa, Gube Mullata (Manna), Shashamanne, Kusaro, Hushane Kochi (Seka Chokorsa), Jimma town (Jimma)


Abdulkerim Abagero
Abdulkerim Abagero
Project Coordinator
+251471111036
+251917801383
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Ethiopia
Jimma

 


 CBFM Gumay

The project is designed to be implemented at Gumay districts in Jimma Zone of Oromia Regional State. The district is divided into 14 rural and 1 urban kebeles administration. The total population of the District estimated to be 86,622 with 43,359 males and 43,253 females. Among the total population estimated 10.4% are urban and 89.6% are rural residents. The district is one of the greatest forest landscapes of Ethiopia and Agriculture is the main livelihood option of the community and it is characterized by subsistent and highly degrading natural resources specifically, the forest, soil, and water of the landscape affecting the suitability of the sector.  

The project designed with the general objective to contribute to the government and nongovernmental organizations' efforts of conservation of forests through participatory forest management and promoting environmental-friendly practices for livelihood improvement. To meet the overall objective, strategically linked outcomes; Community-owned forest development management is practiced in four kebeles of Gumay wereda, and Improved and diversified environmentally-friendly livelihood options among 2500 community members (1500 farmers, 1000 women specifically) to reduce deforestation are designed.

 

The inherent strategies designed to be made use of are well-identified in such ways that the target groups are empowered and their full participation is enhanced to work towards the project goal. More specifically, leading strategies are: Linkage and Networking, capacity building, local resource mobilization, organized effort, and community-based intervention, and target groups centered intervention mechanisms. Utilization of community resources including manpower, indigenous knowledge and skills, revitalization of community structures, ensuring active and self-mobilized community participation, and program ownership are among the strategies identified.

The project is designed to enable the local community to maintain the conservation of their forest landscape inadequate manner in a sustainable development system. Additionally, the project is targeted to enable the address of their social and economic problems by using their existing potential and resources. Throughout the intervention period, 1300 women, 1200 male farmers will be addressed directly. For implementing the project, birr 10,605,270.10 (ten million six hundred and five thousand two hundred seventy birrs and 10 cents) is allocated by the Packard Foundation.


 

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