Habitat for humanity in ethiopia habitat for humanity ethiopia hfhe has been active since 1993. Food insecurity, as the donors call it, is endemic in much of ethiopia, but in such a huge country, conditions vary extremely. The oromo moved north through the southern highlands, bypasssing the sidama on the west, and into the central highlands, where they settled in the center and west on land, some. The awash national park in focus article pdf available may 2016 with 3,621 reads how we measure reads.
Oromia state is a region blessed with many priceless natural, archaeological and culturalhistorical tourism resources. With historical boundaries including eritrea, the north of the country was located along the red sea and exposed to. Deforestation and land degradation on the ethiopian. The crge strategy highlights four energy supply initiatives to help build a green economy. Tourism is a featured component of ethiopia s poverty reduction strategy paper prsp, which aims to combat poverty and encourage economic. Local institutions for wetland management in ethiopia. This document defines the current status of, pressures on, options for, and priority action to ensure the conservation, sustainable use, and equitable share of. The gisbased model modified from baniya 22 for multicriteria land suitability evaluation for ecotourism is shown in fig. Geotourism in afar and the ethiopian rift valley frances williams. Hfhe runs a diverse, innovative program, tailored to. Nov 05, 2008 tourism in ethiopia has always involved features of ecotourism. The analysis shows that the price differential between ethiopia and kenya and distance negatively affect tourist flows in ethiopia.
This study was undertaken to document information on the current status of plantations and woodlots in ethiopia, the challenges and opportunities they faced and future options available for improvement of their management. Ethiopia, which has significant solar, wind, biomass and biogas, hydro and geothermal energy potential, aspires to become a regional power exporter and green energy hub for eastern africa. This multipurpose root crop is widely grown in the central, south and. Ethiopia is a landlocked country situated in east africa between 315 n latitude and 3348 e longitude covering an area of about 1. Deforestation and land degradation on the ethiopian highlands. The federal democratic republic of ethiopia ministry of industry environmental and social management framework for bole lemi ii and kilinto industrial zones competitiveness and job creation project draft report january 2014 public disclosure authorized public disclosure authorized public disclosure authorized. Challenges and opportunities for community based ecotourism. Rainfalls period is between march, april, june, and september, averaging 650 mm cpi, 2000. Ecotourism represents an approach to tourism that emphasizes environmental and cultural preservation. For environmental health students introduction to ecology worku legesse, b. Federal democratic republic of ethiopia ministry of health. Sustainable ecotourism potentials and its challenges in ethiopia. The 10 best ethiopia eco tours with photos tripadvisor. Aid, ownership and sovereignty pdf, university college, oxford, june 2007, also argue that meles profits by negotiating deals nationally, then having them administered regionally.
Visitors to lalibela, axum, gondar, bahr dar and other historical sites essentially buy the interpretation, reinterpretation and reconfiguration or reconstruction of the long and checkered history of these places. Though i was predisposed toward the ethiopia i had studied since the late 1950s, i appreciated that within its. The preparation of this rap is based on the constitution of the federal democratic republic of ethiopia fdre and relevant legislation and regulations as well as the world banks operational policies and procedures op4. I have some regional laws harari, dire dawa and addis ababa but not debub laws.
Between 1990 and 2010, ethiopia lost an average of 140,900 ha or 0. Who benefits from the ecotourism sector in southern ethiopia. The detailed road map represents one of many map types and styles available. Saving the forests of ethiopia one church at a time tree foundation is a global force in the conservation of the last remaining forests of northern ethiopia. In addition, the dummy for africa is significant and positive. The federal democratic republic of ethiopia ministry of industry environmental and social management framework for bole lemi ii and kilinto industrial zones competitiveness and job creation project draft report january 2014 public disclosure authorized public disclosure authorized public disclosure authorized public disclosure authorized. National parks tours ethiopia ancient monuments biology and. Tony wheeler, cofounder lonely planet plan 1 2 find a.
National hygiene and onsite sanitation protocol federal democratic republic of ethiopia ministry of health 0. A comparative study by tewodros yalew submitted to central european university department of political science in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of arts supervisor prof. Ecotourism potential and its role for sustainable development. The park is situated at about 211km from addis ababa capital city of ethiopia. Jimma university in collaboration with the ethiopia public health training initiative, the carter center, the ethiopia ministry of health, and the ethiopia ministry of education november 2002. Towards a strategy for propoor tourism development prepared for the government of ethiopia by the world bank june 30, 2006 private sector development country department for ethiopia africa region document of the world bank. I have been working in the tourism sector for the last 25 years. An assessment of ecotourism as an effective tool for. Stability in ethiopia is important not only to the people of ethiopia, but also to the region as a whole. Geology and mineral resources of ethiopia presented by hundie melka,gse at china mining conference 2016 sep. Fundamental potentials, challenges and opportunities for. Developing community based ecotourism to diversify. National parks tours ethiopia ancient monuments ethiopia is the only country south of the sahara with significant ancient monuments and its own script. Situated in the horn of africa, ethiopia is bordered by eritrea to the north, sudan to the west, kenya to the south, somalia to the east and djibouti to the northeast.
People who visit the historic route are, of course, primarily interested in the countrys history and the unusual accomplishments of ethiopians over the millennia. We also ensure that women are empowered to play a role in peace building. Because these church forests of ethiopia house water supplies, biodiversity including pollinators of local crops, conserve soil, store carbon. The contribution of ecotourism for sustainable livelihood. A study on the environmental impact of ecotourism in can gio mangrove biosphere year 2011 pages 60 ecotourism is a new concept in the tourism industry of vietnam, which essentially developed since past 20 years. Ethiopia s protected areas, which includes national parks, lakes, game reserves, wildlife sanctuaries and other controlled hunting grounds, covers about 14% of the country are most suitable for ecotourism development alemayehu, 2011. Ethiopia forest information and data according to the u. Pdf challenges and opportunities for community based. Pdf sustainable ecotourism potentials and its challenges.
E thiopia will always be associated with food aid and the efforts of pop stars since the 1980s to combat the starvation the world ignored. Threats of bale mountains national park and solutions. But, the problem until now has been not with getting access to regional laws, but the limited space available for on which is free i am seeking some help from some friends so that they will online payment for space upgrade and in return i will refund in ethiopian currency. As a party to the convention and in fulfillment of its obligation, ethiopia has prepared its nbsap document. Ethiopia as a nation, defining it as an obsolete empirestate, a prison house of peoples. In ethiopia, djibouti and somaliland, youd be hard pressed to find a better combination of nature and culture. Tourism in ethiopia has always involved features of ecotourism. Since then it has helped thousands of families by building decent homes with improved water and sanitation facilities. It highlights opportunities for tourists and other visitors to experience aspects of the countrys ecology and natural endowments as well as unique features of its archaeology, history and culture. With historical boundaries including eritrea, the north of the country was located along the red sea and exposed to trade and culture, connecting it to the mediterranean. Accordingly, this paper discusses the development of tourism in poor countries including ethiopia, the problems and prospects of tourism in subsistence economy and how the image of the destination serves as a critical factor for successful promotion activity.
This study analyzes strategic intervention options that can inform the implementation process of ethiopia s national tourism development policy in an effort to make the sector globally competitive. The context this protocol is designed to follow the national strategy1 for hygiene and sanitation improvement with its focus on universal access 100% hygienic and sanitised households in primarily rural or. The government is proving its commitment and willingness to develop tourism through a number of initiatives. We encourage government and civil society to collaborate on improving conflict management policies and practices at the local, regional and national levels. The case of adabadodola, ethiopia maggie wilder submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of. Igad member states are at the low end in tourism development, but the countries have a huge potential for development of. The best part is, therell be no crowds to hinder the experience. It is estimated that up to 49% of the accessible natural forest is under the influence of coffee production activities, among which collecting of naturally grown coffee beans has the least and the coffee plantations. An assessment of ecotourism as an effective tool for sustainable forest management. Library of congress federal research division country profile. Here there are over two millennia worth of ancient treasures scattered about, from the giant obelisks and hidden tombs of the legendary queen of sheba, to castles that would make camelot jealous and the breathtaking rockcarved churches of lalibela, the new jerusalem.
Uniting conservation, communities, and sustainable travel extraordinary travel meets endless possibilities responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the wellbeing of local people. Exports are almost entirely agricultural commodities with the exception of gold exports, and coffee is the largest foreign exchange earner. One critical area of debate, however, centres on the extent to which local institutions themselves are sustainable. Tourism is a featured component of ethiopia s poverty reduction strategy paper prsp, which. Although ethiopia has beautiful and interesting wildlife, it cannot compete with the game parks of other east. Ecotourism in ethiopia creates opportunities for tourists and other visitors to experience the countrys ecology and natural endowments as well as the unique features of its archaeology, history and culture henze, 2007. Developing community based ecotourism to diversify livelihood. Ethiopia is also a vavilov center of diversity for domesticated crops, including enset, coffee and teff. Although ethiopia has beautiful and interesting wildlife, it cannot compete with the game parks of other east african countries. Introduction with a rapidly growing population, ethiopia needs to increase food production in grain equivalent, by at least onemillionmetrictons. Tourism is a featured component of ethiopias poverty reduction strategy paper prsp, which aims to combat poverty and encourage economic. And sadly, ethiopia is once again in the news with images of dying children back on breakfast tv. A strategy for physical recovery badege bishaw oregon state university, usa abstract deforestation, accelerated soil erosion, and land degradation are serious problems in ethiopia.
National biodiversity strategy and action plan nbsap by each signatory country. Village ethiopia, an ethiopianowned tour company, is a member of the ecotourism association of ethiopia, a group with a mission to facilitate the creation of ecocultural destinations in the country. When the park was established in 1966, it covered about 756km. To overcome these problems, efforts have been made to launch afforestation and conservation. Ethiopia are coffee production activities and encroachment into forestland to expand farmland and pasture. Cultivation, utilization and classification, of enset in north omo ethiopia kefale alemu introduction enset ensete ventricosum is a perennial herbaceous root crop with long broad leaves and bulky pseudostem.636 523 247 806 1308 1261 1375 1481 692 70 751 82 1507 1404 191 270 1498 896 230 1459 1476 979 896 980 1227 330 227 1273 1249 1065 159 490 1129 28 251 313