Title Urban Open Space Greening in Hawassa City Administration around Textile factory
Regional Br. / Line Min. MUDHCo
Sector Building and Green Cities
Start Date - End Date July 01, 2014 - December 31, 2015
Total Budget 34399.77USD
Requested Facility Budget 34399.77USD.
Approved Budget 34399.77USD $
Region SNNPR
Environmental and Social Safeguard
Environmental and Social Safeguard Category
Executive Summary The 21st century earnestly requires “Green Urbanism; and sustainable use of natural recourses. This in turn necessitates effective land use planning and conservation activities. Moreover, it demands technological advances in reducing in the emission of green house gases. The proposed and most important means commonly used in an attempt to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions is the implementation of the principles of ‘green urbanism’ or eco-town/city. The development of green infrastructure as well as protection of urban landscapes and biodiversity is one of the major principles of green urbanism. The issue of green space development and protection has not been given great concern in the country in general and urban areas in particular. However, after recent time focused towards the development of green infrastructure has become imperative due to its long run positive impact on the country’s susceptibility to natural hazards. Besides, due to rising public awareness as well as government initiatives towards climate change and its repercussion, the development of green areas and green economy have given due consideration and highlighted in the country’s growth and transformation plan. Consequently, it is also aimed to attain the MDG in relation to environmental sustainability. The greater objectives of the project relate minimize or reduce the environmental externalities and increase conservation of biodiversity by exercising greener thinking and implementing greenery developments; and also developing greening parks synchronize. The implementing organizations are MUDHC, TIUDB,City Government of Hawassa, Municipality, MSE and the community. The key project activities are training and advocacy, landscape designing, development of green areas and construction of walk ways and installation of water and electric line. The total budget cost is 34399.77USD.
Created On 2015-10-20
Created By yoseph tekle

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