Implementation of holistic management and Climate Smart Agriculture in the Baso River catchment, Arba Minch Zuria Woreda, SNNPR, Ethiopia
- Identification number: 02/2016/03, 02/2017/03
- Total anticipated budget: 13 685 000 CZK
- Implementation period: 2016 - 2017
- Project location: Ethiopia
- Sector: Agriculture and Forestry
- Grant, public tender and budgetary measure within the project:
Grant: Pilot project of holistic area management in SNNPR, Ethiopia
Implementation period: 2016 - 2017
Implementing partner: Mendel University in Brno
Financial resources provided by CZDA in 2016: 5 000 000 CZK
Financial resources provided by CZDA in 2017: 8 135 000 CZK
The implementing together with local experts will create a plan of innovative management of natural resources for 32 kebeles in Baso River basin. Its application and acceptance by locals will result in decreasing of erosion and increasing the retention capacity of the upper catchment area and will improve natural resource management by local residents.
A pilot area will be rehabilitated by nature friendly erosion measures and water management structures implemented in the territory of two communities in the upper catchment of the basin.
The local population will be conducted to the innovative management by trained representatives of local authorities and local experts. They will attend series of training courses and workshops, and will adopt these innovative methods as their own.
A permaculture training center where local farmers will be trained to the management according to the principles of “climate smart agriculture” will be founded.