Quest for Resilience of (Agro)pastoral Com-munities in the AFAR through Water Spread-ing Weir-based Farming and Land use
Duration: 01/Jul/2018 - 27/Feb/2021
Locations: Eastern and Southern Africa / Ethiopia
Project contact: Dr Tilahun Amede Wondifraw (T.Amede@cgiar.org)
Donor: Government department -national- state or local,Bundesministerium for Wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ)-Germany,Deutsche Gesellschaft for Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)-Germany
CGIAR Research Program: Water Land and Ecosystems
The SDR programme consists of various projects, active in the Afar and the Somali re-gion, which jointly develop an approach for rehabilitating the lowlands in Ethiopia and generating livelihood options for the (agro-)pastoral communities. All interventions are designed in a synergetic manner. In that sense, the contribution from ICRISAT will be aligned to the existing activities of the SDR programme.