PHE - Ethiopia Consortium: Population Health & Environment Ethiopia Consortium

    
"Healthy Families - Healthy Environment"

    

Projects

Summary Information of Active PHE EC Projects as of January 2016

Project 1

Project Title

Strengthen & Scale up Reproductive Health/ Family Planning (RH/FP) intervention through multi sectoral Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) integrated approach

Project Location/Site

Federal and Oromia region

  • Region

Oromia

  • Zone

 Illu Abba Bora

  • Woredas

Metu and Hurumu

Donors

David Lucile Packard Foundation

Funding Program

Reproductive Health and Population Program/PHE

Implementer

Ethio Wetlands and Natural Resources Association (EWNRA)

Partners

 

Project Goal/General Objective

To strengthen capacity, generate evidence, and improve partnership among PHE implementing member and partner organizations in order to achieve the population and reproductive health goals of the country and bring sustainable development

Specific Objectives

  • Develop multi-sectoral integration of Population, Health and Environment (PHE) learning center by implementing PHE approach in two district of western Oromia in the coming three years

  • Establish multi- sectoral partnership and  mainstreaming of RH/FP issues  in non-health sectors at national level in the coming   three years

  • Generate and disseminate  PHE evidences and  good practices that could accelerate  RH/FP outcomes in the coming three Years

  • Build the capacity of the consortium and its members and partners in the coming three years

Project Expected Result/Expected Outcome

  • Added values of multi-sectoral integrated PHE approach to RH/FP targets well demonstrated and communicated nationally and globally

  • Non-health sector line ministries and partner organizations mainstream RH/FP in their activity plan and  strengthened partnership

Project Duration

July 15, 2014-July 14, 2017 

Project Life (years)

Three years

Budget

350,000 USD

Total # of Beneficiaries

 

  • Direct

5,596 hh

  • Indirect

 

Contact Person

Mr. Ahmed Mohammed, Population and Livelihood Program Officer

Email Address

  ahmed.mehammed@phe-ethiopia.org, info@phe-ethiopia.org

 

Project 2

 

Project Title

Building Institutional Capacity and Participatory Leadership for Resilience, Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change

Project Location/Site

Awash and Simien Mountains National Parks

  • Region

Oromia, Afar and Amhara

  • Zone

Afar zone 3, West Haraghe, East Shoa and North Gondar

  • Woredas

Anchar, Mieso,Fentale, Awash Fentale,Debark,Tselmet, Aderkay, Janamlora and Beyeda

Funding program

Strategic Climate Institution Program (SCIP)

Donors

Department for International Development (DFID)– UK, Norway & Denmark

Implementers

Population, Health & Enviroment Ethiopia Consortium (PHE EC), Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) & Wildlife for Sustainable Development (WSD),

Partners

Ministry of Environment and Forest (MEF), Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA), Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MoCT)

Project Goal/General Objective

Improving Protected Areas Management and Climate Change Resilience through building Institutional Capacity and participatory leadership.

Specific Objectives

  • Creating partnerships and foster collaboration,

  • Building park management and leadership  capacity,

  • Building communities’ skill on micro-green enterprises

       Promoting good practices

Project Expected Result/Expected Outcome

  • Partnership and sustainable protected areas management  system created (Multi-sectoral approach)

  • Climate change adaptation & mitigation practices & strategies promoted

  • Livelihood of community members engaged in micro-green enterprises improved

  • The condition of park ecosystem improved

  • Carbon storage capacity of the parks ecosystem ensured

  • To contribute for improving RH, family planning and population targets

Project Duration

July 15, 2014 – July 14, 2015

Project Life (years)

One year

Budget

240,000 USD

Total # of Beneficiaries

319,027

  • Direct

16,320

  • Indirect

302,707

Contact Person

Mr. Tadesse Hailu, SCIP Project Coordinator

Email address

 tadesse.hailu@phe-ethiopia.org, info@phe-ethiopia.org

 

 

Project 3

 

Project Title

Conservation of Biodiversity and Ecosystems Functions and Improved well-being of Highland and Lowland Communities within Bale Eco region

Project Location

Bale Eco-Region encompassing the Bale Mountain National Park

  • Region

Oromia

  • Zone

Bale

Donors

European Union (EU) and Norway

Funding Program

SHARE (Supporting Horn of Africa Resilience )

Implementer 

Consortium  led by Farm Africa (FA) and partner members, International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) SoS Sahel  and PHE EC

Partners

Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MEF), Oromia Forestry and Wildlife Enterprise (OFWE), and Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA)

Project Goal/General Objective

To enhance drought resilience, food and nutrition security of vulnerable populations in Southern and Eastern Ethiopia

Specific Objectives

  • Conserve biodiversity /ecosystems functions/services in Bale Eco-Region (BER) and increase resilience and well-being of highland/lowland communities.

Project Expected Result/Expected Outcome

  • Human/Institutional capacity for sustainable natural resource (NR) conservation/protected area management/ interdependent livelihoods in BER enhanced.

  • Knowledge /understanding of sustainable eco-regional management practices built.

  • Protected areas, traditional and contemporary natural resource use systems and watershed management incorporated into wider land use planning in BER.

  • Livelihoods of the BER local communities enhanced.

  • Federal/regional governments’ partnership to sustainable BER strengthened

  • To contribute for improving RH, family planning and population targets

Project Life (Months)

40 months

Budget

5,555,555 EUR

Total # of Beneficiaries

12,877,800

  • Direct

877,800

  • Indirect

12,000,000

Contact Person

Mr. Tadele Gashu, ME&LKM Specialist,
Mrs. Alem Mekonnen, Helath Program Officer

Email address

    alem.mekonnen@phe-ethiopia.org, tadele.gashu@phe-ethiopia.org, info@phe-ethiopia.org

 

 

Project 4

 

Project Title

Network Creation and Capacity Building in Yayu Biosphere Reserve

Project Location/Site

Yayu Biosphere Reserve

  • Region

Oromia

  • Zone

Illu Abba Bora

  • Woredas

Hurumu, Yayu, Chora, Doreni, Alge Sachi and Nopha 

Donors

Conservation International Foundation (CIF)

Funding Program

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)

Implementers

PHE EC and OFWE

Partners

 

Project Goal/General Objective

52,603 hectares of the Biosphere Reserve which encompasses the three woredas- Chora, Hurumu, Yayu, Doreni, Alge Sachi and Nopha  better managed for conservation and development interventions in Illu Abba Bora zone for environment sustainability.

Specific Objectives

  • Improve Yayu biosphere management through multisectoral integration by 2015.

  • Improve communities’ livelihood through production system improvement and job creation in Yoyu, Hurumu, Chora, Doreni, Alge Sachi and Nopha weredas by 2015.

Project Expected Result/Expected Outcome

  • 7 task forces, consisting of around 25 people each, effectively making joint decisions about the Yayu Biosphere Reserve.

  • Direct relationship between local stakeholders and regional-federal decision-making structures developed.

  • Improved involvement of school youths and their families in conservation activities through the established 30 school clubs.

  • 50 coffee and honey producer associations improved their product handling and improve their income due to the post-harvest handling training,

  • 100 jobless youths capacitated with fuel briquette production skill

  • Informed decision about the biosphere reserves by the relevant policy makers

Project Duration

July 1,2014 – Dec 31, 2015

Project Life (year)

One and half years

Budget

114,789.00 USD.

Total #  of Beneficiaries

227,778 (113,738 F, 114,040 M)

  • Direct

885 (292 F and 593 M)

  • Indirect

226,893 (113,446 F and 113,447 M)

Contact Person

Mr. Tilahun Semu, Project coordinator and
Zerihun Dejene, Environmental Program Officer

Email Address

 tilahun.semu@phe-ethiopia.org,
zerihun.dejene@phe-ethiopia.org, info@phe-ethiopia.org

 

 

 

Summary  Information of Research Projects Implemented by  Population, Health and Environment Ethiopia Consortium & its Partners

Research projects (RP)

RP-1

RP-2

RP-3

Research Projects Title

Institutional Cook Stoves in a University Setting Jimma University, Ethiopia

Towards inclusive and responsible large-scale agro-investments in Ethiopia: Experiences from out-grower schemes

The Role of Floriculture Sector in Empowering Women in Ethiopia

Location

Jimma University,  Institute of Technology

Wonji, Awash and Wolkite areas (Oromiya and SNNP Regions)

Dugda, Sebeta, Holeta, Koka and Ziway areas

Donor

Center for Disease Control (CDC) through Public Health Institution (PHI)

Netherland Academy for Land Governance

Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherland

Implementers & Partners

  • Jimma University

  • PHE Ethiopia Consortium

  • Ethio-Resource Group

  • PHE EC

  • Addis Ababa University

  • Utrecht University, the Netherlands

  • PHE EC

  • Addis Ababa University

  • Ethiopia floriculture producer and exporter association

Overall Objectives

Pilot test the performance of four  100-liter and 2 60-liter institutional cook stoves in a university setting

  • To systematically document a selected investments that use out-grower scheme and bring it out as an alternative strategy in the ongoing land and agricultural policy debates.

  • To identify the strength and weaknesses of the existing out-grower scheme arrangements, draw a lesson, and write a brief policy recommendation for policy makers.

  • To produce and publish an article that would have both academic (knowledge production) and applied significance in terms of informing and influencing policy and practice.

To explore and analyze the role of floriculture sector towards women empowerment in Ethiopia in order to identify the challenges and suggest practical recommendations that contribute to enhance the contributions of the sector to the country’s development

Expected result

  • Reduced firewood consumption and the attendant financial savings

  • Improved  food hygiene due to avoided food contamination with smoke and exhaust gases

  • Reduced greenhouse gas emissions on account of higher cooking energy efficiency

  • Reduced pressure on forest cover and the associated climate change mitigation

 

  • A research report summarizing the experiences of the three schemes on the out-grower’s model of agro-investments

 

  • Key insights which is derived from the results of the research and the views from the roundtable discussion with stakeholders

  • Identification and mapping of additional stakeholders and agreed plan of action for further engagement

  • A research report summarizing the role of floriculture sector in empowering women in Ethiopia

  • Produced short summary article for decision makers

 

Duration
(months)

Seven months from the date of approval and release of funds

Five months from the date of approval and release of funds

 

Budget

12,000 USD

9,383 EUR

47,100 USD

Contact persons

Hiwot Workagegnehu
PHE Ethiopia Consortium
Program Officer
P.O.Box 4408
ABCO Building, 3rd Floor
Bole Sub-city, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251-11-663-4116/21
Email: hiwot.workagegnehu@phe-ethiopia.org

Ahmed Mohammed
PHE Ethiopia Consortium
Program Officer
P.O.Box 4408
ABCO Building, 3rd Floor
Bole Sub-city, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251-11-663-4116/21
Email: ahmed.mohammed@phe-ethiopia.org

Hiwot Workagegnehu
PHE Ethiopia Consortium
Program Officer
P.O.Box 4408
ABCO Building, 3rd Floor
Bole Sub-city, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251-11-663-4116/21
Email: hiwot.workagegnehu@phe-ethiopia.org