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Community Based Participatory Watershed Development

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Ethiopia)
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Ethiopia)
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Technical Guidance

This Guideline addresses important developmental activity and the contents give information on how to plan, design and implement community watershed development activities. It provides consolidated and normative information for field workers and wereda sector offices. The effort is particularly important at a time when the Ethiopian Government has put a strategy that soil conservation, water harvesting, afforestation and land rehabilitation activities in general should be implemented following a watershed approach. The Guideline has been designed in such a way that important steps are followed by implementers and the community members are involved right from the inception of the idea up to its implementation and impact assessment.