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Environment and Development in Ethiopia
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Table of Contents

 

Preface

i

Welcoming Address

Dessalegn Rahmato Forum for Social Studies

1

Opening Statement

H E. Ato Girma Birru

Minister of Economic Development and Cooperation

3

Agro-Biodiversity and Food Security in Ethiopia

Melaku Worede

Genetist, Biodiversity Specialist

Winner of Alternative Nobel Prize

 

7

Assessment of the Environmental Policy of Ethiopia

Gedion Asfaw

Head of Conservation Strategy of Ethiopia

Environment Protection Authority

17

Sustainable Development Indicators and Environmental Policy

Getachew Adem and Demele Yismaw

Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation

40

Indigenous Conservation Practices in North Shewa Administrative Zone, Amhara Regional State

Million Alemayehu, Conservation Specialist Ministry of Agriculture, North Shewa Zone

 

87

Gender and Natural Resources Management

Bogalech Alemu, Gender Specialist

Women's Affairs Dept.

 Ministry of Agriculture

100

Common Property Resource Management: A Real Solution for Environmental Management in Ethiopia

Eyasu Elias and Pippa Trench

 Soil Scientists, SOS-Sahel

107

Managing Forests As Common Property: Collaborative Forest Management in Ethiopia

Ben Irwin

Field Manager, SOS-Sahel

119

Problems of the Urban Environment

Amanuel Malifu, Urban Environment Specialist

Environmental Protection Authority

113

Experiences of Selected NGOs in Natural Resources Management in Ethiopia

Ginjo Giya

Graduate Student, Addis Ababa University

157

Environmental Protection and Mass Communication in Ethiopia

Laeke Mariam Demessie

Environmental Journalist

179

Lem, the Environment and Development Society of Ethiopia: the Society's Contribution to Environment and Development

Mogues Worku, Lem Ethiopia

203

Environmental Advocacy: The Experience of Forum for Enviro nm ent

Asferachew Abate

Forum for Environment

207

SYPOSIUM SCHEDULE

215

LIST OF PARTICIP ANTS

218