Shah, Parmesh

The timing dilemma

A letter from Ethiopia outlining a study process prior to implementing a large irrigation project. Local people, who were to lose land, strongly resisted the study. Transparency and negotiation are recommended.

Key issues affecting the effectiveness of SWC efforts in Tigray and ways forward.

A synthesis report describing key recommendations for the Regional Bureau of Agriculture and Natural Resources regarding the soil and water conservation strategy in the Tigray region. Also, included is a report of the methodology and results of a three day participatory watershed planning exercise carried out with communities in the Addis Zeman catchment.