Water resources development in Ethiopia

an evaluation of present experience and future planning concepts : a management method for analysing a key resource in a nation"s development
  • 206 Pages
  • 2.50 MB
  • English
Ithaca Press , Reading
Water resources development -- Economic aspects -- Ethiopia., Water-supply -- Government policy -- Ethi



StatementZewdie Abate.
SeriesMiddle East science policy series ;, vol. 13
LC ClassificationsHD1699.E8 A25 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination206 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1229061M
ISBN 100863721699
LC Control Number94230420

Dr Abate reveals the potential of Ethiopia's considerable water resources, thus enabling researchers, policy makers and other specialists to adopt a realistic view of Ethiopia's natural resources. In addition to exploring the current state of water development, sectoral usage, planning needs and interrelated issues, Dr Abate tackles the policy Cited by: 1.

Water resources development--Ethiopia. Kloos, Helmut. Legesse, Worku. HDE8W38 dc22 Water Resources Management in Ethiopia Implications for the Nile Basin Helmut Kloos and Worku Legesse 6 x 9” Hardcover Level: College & Faculty pages January US$ / £ ISBN: File Size: KB.

Water Resources Development in Ethiopia: An Evaluation of Present Experience and Future Planning Concepts: a Management Method for Analysing a Key Resource in a Nation's Development Volume 13 of Middle East science policy series, ISSN Results reveal dynamic interrelationships between these processes and identify the human and environmental driving forces, which must be understood in effective integrated water resources management.

Another unique contribution of this book is the examination of the role of government and communities in managing water resources in Ethiopia.3/5(1). Surface Water and Groundwater Resources of Ethiopia: Potentials and Challenges of Water Resources Development Chapter February w Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Access to water supply and sanitation in Ethiopia is amongst the lowest in Sub-Saharan Africa and the entire world. While access has increased substantially with funding from foreign aid, much still remains to be done to achieve the Millennium Development Goal of halving the share of people without access to water and sanitation byto improve sustainability and to improve service quality.

ESRDF: Community Driven Poverty Eradication and Restorative Development in Ethiopia DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF WATER RESOURCES Horacio Ferriz1 and Gebeyehu Bizuneh2 1. INTRODUCTION The lack of suitable supplies of water lies at the root of many of the difficulties experienced by developing countries.

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MoWR (Ministry of Water Resources) (b) Integrated development of Tekeze River Basin master plan study, vol. VIII (WR3, Vol. X: WR5, Vol. X: WR4, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) Google Scholar MoWR () Water Sector Development Program (WSDP): Main report volume II, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The big and main water resources problem in Ethiopia is the uneven spatial and temporal occurrence and distribution. Between % of Ethiopia's water resources is found in the four river basins namely, Abay (Blue Nile), Tekeze, Baro Akobo, and Omo Gibe in the west and south-western part of Ethiopia where the population is no.

Water Resource Development Water resources development and utilisation will be integrated with Ethiopia’s overall socio-economic development objectives, and guided by those objectives at the federal and regional levels of the government. Alternative options for water resources development.

Water Resource Development in Ethiopia. The development of water resources for agricultural purposes on the one hand and rural water supply schemes on the other are the focus of our discussion in this section.

Of the two sub-sectors, the first has attracted high levels of investment, and the second was neglected until the post-Imperial period.

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The highest mountain in Ethiopia goes up to elevations of 14, feet. Major Natural Resources In Ethiopia. The country has a few known reserves of precious metals and other natural resources such as gold, potash, natural gas, copper, and platinum.

The book reveals the potential of Ethiopia's considerable water resources. In addition to exploring the current state of water development, sectoral usage, planning needs and interrelated issues, it tackles the policy reforms required to improve current performance and.

Ethiopia has adopted the principles of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in its Water Resources Management policy and has already put in place water legislations, strategy, and program for their implementation.

Moreover, the country’s five year (/ – /) Plan for Accelerated Sustainable Development to End Poverty. Regional water resources development bureaus play an important role in planning investments at the regional level and in capacity building. The Ethiopian Social Rehabilitation and Development Fund (ERSDF) – a Social Fund established in – is also an important actor, especially in rural areas.

International Journal of Water Resources Development publishes the latest developments in water management and policy-making for water resources.

Search in: Advanced search. Submit an article Books; Keep up to date. Register to receive personalised research and resources by email. Sign me up. 1 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WATER MANAGEMENT IN FEDERAL AND FEDERAL-TYPE COUNTRIES CONFERENCIA INTERNACIONAL SOBRE GESTIÓN DEL AGUA EN PAà SES FEDERALES Y SEMEJANTES A LOS FEDERALES.

Policy and Legal Framework for Water Resources Management in Ethiopia Imeru Tamrat Managing Director, Multi-Talent Consultancy PLC 2 Abstract Ethiopia.

Ethiopia in under UPGro’s ‘Hidden Crisis’ project. Although fairly light-touch, given the time available for fieldwork, the analysis reveals some of the historical features of Ethiopia’s development trajectory, motivations and drivers of Ethiopia’s rural water supply governance, and WASH institutional characteristics, particularly.

Ethiopia is endowed with plentiful amounts of water resources potential. However, the backbone of Ethiopian economy, Agriculture, is highly rainfall dependent and the energy source relays on fuel. 21 hours ago  World Media Corp (Canada) Inc. Dundas Street West P.O.

Box Oakville, On L6H 7L8 CANADA. Tel: Tel: Fax: The Water Resources Development Fund (WRDF) was established by the GoE in Januaryby proclamation number /, as a semi-autonomous body onbehalf of the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy (MoWIE). WRDF’s main objective is to promote the development of viable water and sanitation services in Ethiopia.

Surface Water and Groundwater Resources of Ethiopia Water Resources-Based Development Potentials in Ethiopia • Water resources are the central elements for the development of Ethiopia. One can easily understand that “water-centered development” is the key for growth and transformation of the country.

WATER SUPPLY HANDBOOK A Handbook on Water Supply Planning and Resource Management Institute for Water Resources Water Resources Support Center U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Telegraph Road Alexandria, Virginia Prepared by Theodore M. Hillyer with Germaine A.

Hofbauer Policy and Special Studies Division December Revised IWR. While Ethiopia has relatively abundant water resources, it is considered ‘water stressed’ due to rapid population growth over the last decade.

Estimates of renewable annual groundwater per year range from to 28 billion m³, of which only about billion m³ are currently exploitable. Another unique contribution of this book is the examination of the role of government and communities in managing water resources in Ethiopia.

Results show that the top-down approach used by the socialist Derg government in soil and water conservation and social programs exacerbated water problems and reduced community participation.

Water Resources in Ethiopia. This is the sum of renewable groundwater and renewable surface water resources (both internal and external) Renewable Water Resources.

billion m³/year. Total Renewable Water Resources () Water Resources per Capita. 1, m³/person/year. Improving water quality is key to achieving several United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including clean water such as Ethiopia, that have limited resources, Mohammed explains.

Books. Ethiopian Water Resources Management Policy. Ethiopia. Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ministry of Water Resources, - 37 pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review.

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We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Bibliographic information. Title: Ethiopian Water Resources Management Policy: Author: Ethiopia. Ethiopia's economy is growing rapidly, but the country still has a poor, fast growing, and largely rural population heavily dependent on rainfed agriculture.

Although Ethiopia has abundant water resources, they are distributed unevenly between areas, and hydrological variability is estimated to cost the country a third of its growth potential. Ethiopia successfully met its Millennium Development Goal (MDG) for drinking water supply ahead of but fell some way short of achieving its MDG target for sanitation.

A key challenge in reaching Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 is that few people have either safe in-house water access and or latrines with safely managed fecal waste. Get this from a library! Water resources development in Ethiopia: an evaluation of present experience and future planning concepts: a management method for analysing a key resource in a nation's development.

[Zewdie Abate].water resource management in Ethiopia using the political ecology framework focusing on Water development schemes and historical background 60 Nature of water management and value of water in Ethiopia 65 Features of water tariff, water pricing and cost recovery in Ethiopia .care about Ethiopia.

The attempt is to bring to light the issues of water, sanitation, and human development in the context of primarily rural settings. Ethiopia is blessed with water resources, but the irony of drought, famine, and water related preventable diseases in the land of plenty is a mind boggling and bitter fact we have become used to.