Title Reducing land degradation and improving livelihoods in the highlands of the Amhara National Regional State
Regional Br. / Line Min. Ministry of Environment and Forestry
Sector Forest
Benefeciary Local Community
Partner(s) Beurea of Agriculture
Start Date - End Date July 08, 2014 - January 07, 2016
Total Budget 814,477USD
Requested Facility Budget 814,477USD
Approved Budget 814,477USD $
Region Amhara
Zone South Gonder, South Wollo, North Wollo, East
Woreda Lay Gayint, Tach Gayint, Enbse sarmidir, Enar
city Bahir Dar
Environmental and Social Safeguard
Environmental and Social Safeguard Category
Executive Summary Severe land degradation are major threats to not only the livelihoods of millions of rural households but also to the ecosystem services from these areas. The project includes where degraded watersheds in the drought prone districts of eastern Amhara . The overall aim of the project is to contribute to reducing land degradation and poverty levels of vulnerable communities by promoting carefully planned and implemented watershed rehabilitation projects that will help create employment opportunities for the poor and rehabilitate and make the landscape more productive. The major implementers. Regional BoA and AFE. The major project activities are: Watershed selection (including size) and identification of beneficiary groups, enhancing Capacity for project management and stakeholders engagement, generating Baseline and Development map, Appling Biophysical measures and 4500 ha of watershed area treated, engaging 3500 youths and poor women, 2400ha of forest lands brought under formal Joint Forest management. The total project cost is estimated at USD 814,477million
Created On 2015-09-01
Created By Tirhas Hindeya

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