November 1, 2021November 1, 2021
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Integrated Land use and Community Development: a pilot project in the CRV.

The HoAREC&N-AAU recently,  in collaboration with Arsinegele Nature Conservation Environment Development Association( ANCEDA), developed  the project -” Integrated landuse and community development pilot project  in the CRV “ mainly in the Shashemene and Shalla weredas of the West Arsi Zone, Oromia regional State.  One of the key catchments in the project area, the Jama-Urji Mountain ...

Jama-Urji Farmers Managed Forestry Project
October 31, 2021November 1, 2021
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Jama-Urji Farmers Managed Forestry Project

Brief summary Deforestation and forest degradation have been a long standing component of environmental degradation in East Africa. In Ethiopia, the government has introduced the Climate Resilient Green Economy (CRGE) strategy, in part, to address deforestation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Additionally, the Oromia Regional State of Ethiopia was planning to start a jurisdictional REDD+...

West Guji Cookstove Distribution Project
September 8, 2021September 8, 2021
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West Guji Cookstove Distribution Project

West Guji zone is one of the coffee producing zones of Oromia region, Ethiopia where local communities are dependent on traditional cooking. The forest cover is degrading at an alarming rate by human pressure leading to rapid deforestation, low productivity and high indoor air pollution that causes serious health impact. To alleviate this problem, Oromia...

HoAREC&N-AAU held a stakeholders consultation workshop on East African Afforestation, Reforestation and Re-vegetation Program (EARRP) and the Jama-Urji Farmers Managed Forestry Project
August 27, 2021October 21, 2021
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HoAREC&N-AAU held a stakeholders consultation workshop on East African Afforestation, Reforestation and Re-vegetation Program (EARRP) and the Jama-Urji Farmers Managed Forestry Project

The consultative workshop held on August 27 and 28/2021 in Hawassa town was attended by more than 40 participants including the higher official delegates from EFCCC and OEFCC-Authority, the six forest cooperative representatives, the local administrations from Zone to kebele, experts from relevant government offices, local CBOs, senior staffs of Wondogenet Forestry College, HoAREC&N-AAU and...

HoA-REC&N conducted its first Annual Review Meeting on the HoA-ESR project
July 19, 2021July 19, 2021
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HoA-REC&N conducted its first Annual Review Meeting on the HoA-ESR project

The Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network (HoA-REC&N) conducted its first Annual Review Meeting on the HoA-ESR project in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at HoA-REC&N headquarters in Gullele Botanic Garden on July 15, 2021. The review meeting sought to update the donor, SIDA on progress in the year 2020 and onwards in the implementation...

Horn of Africa Environmental Sustainability and Resilience Project
January 10, 2021March 8, 2021
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Horn of Africa Environmental Sustainability and Resilience Project

HORN OF AFRICA ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY AND RESILIENCE (HoA-ESR) Project (2019-2023) The Horn of Africa Environmental Sustainability and Resilience project (HoA-ESR)is the Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network (HoA-REC&N) flagship regional initiative that integrates all the six countries in the Horn of Africa, including Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia (Somaliland), and South Sudan. This...

July 28, 2020July 29, 2020
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The Integrated Rural land-use and development plan

Gambella Peoples’ National Regional State (GPNRS) is located in the southwestern part of Ethiopia, at a distance of 777 km from Addis Ababa. Administratively speaking, the region has three zones and one Special Woreda. There are 226 Kebeles. Five of the kebeles are that of Gambella City. According to the regional government’s policy documents, GPNRS...