CMP news archive

Stories from the field, partners and media about CMP implementation and scaling-up.



Press Release : The 8th Annual High-Level Multi-Stakeholder Forum on WaSH Kicks-off in Addis

30 March 2017, Addis Ababa: Today, the Government of Ethiopia convened the eight Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Multi-Stakeholder Forum (MSF-8th ) in Addis Ababa in the presence of government officials, ambassadors, members of the Donors Assistance Group, UN representatives, Development Partners, Civil Society, Organizations, public and private sector, Academicians, Researchers as well as of the media. The theme of this year’s MSF is “Climate Resilient and Inclusive ONE WaSH Programme,” reflecting the extraordinary drought that the country has faced in 2016 and 2017.

Find power point presentations here http://www.cmpethiopia.org/page/2138

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COWASH Hygiene and Environmental Health Planning Conducted

Community-led Accelerated WASH (COWASH) organized a workshop (March 20-21, 2017) to develop COWASH Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation Strategy for Phase III in Axum town of Tigray regional state. More than, 30 people from 5 COWASH regions participated in the two-day workshop.In addition, with the objective to learn from the experiences in sanitation marketing,  participants of the workshop also paid a visit to Limat Sanitation Marketing micro and small enterprise, a women only business in Medabayzena district.

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International Women’s Day Marked

Community-Led Accelerated WASH (COWASH), in collaboration with Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity and other stakeholders, marked the 2017 International Women’s Day in Addis Ababa. The event was celebrated with the nationally coined theme, ‘improved women’s saving culture is the foundation for our renaissance,’ and was marked as 41st womens’ day celebration in Ethiopia.

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Oromia Organized Annual COWASH Review and Planning Workshop

Oromia Community-Led Accelerated WASH (COWASH) organized a Review and Planning Workshop from 15-16 December 2016 in Sebeta City of Oromia National Regional State. This is the annual regional workshop for reviewing the performance of the last fiscal year and planning for the next fiscal year. More than 100 people who came from 12 districts, 5 zones and sector bureaus participated to the workshop.

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Amhara COWASH Conducted Annual Review And Planning Workshop

Amhara Community-Led Accelerated WASH (COWASH) conducted a review and planning workshop on 1st and 2nd of December 2016 in Bahir Dar city. The main objective of the annual meeting is to evaluate performances of the last fiscal year and planning activities for the current fiscal year.

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WASH for all: reaching the most vulnerable group of people

Berhane Daba is one of the founding members of EWDNA (Ethiopian Women with Disabilities National Association), a national Disabled People’s Organisation (DPO) that works for the empowerment of women with disabilities in Ethiopia.

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Social, Environmental and Climate Risks Screening and Management ToT Conducted

Community-Led Accelerated WASH (COWASH) conducted a Training of -Trainers' (ToT) on Social, Environmental and Climate Risk Screening and Management from 22-23 November 2016 in Bishoftu city, Oromia National Regional State.

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Ethiopia and Finland Launches a 960 Million Birr WASH Project

The Government of Ethiopia and the Government of Finland are launching a 960 Million Birr safe water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) project that runs from August 2016 to July 2019. The project, Community-Led Accelerated WASH (COWASH), is going to continue WASH implementation in 76 districts of 5 national regions.

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COWASH Project Launches Third Phase

Such projects have become especially important in light of the recent outbreak of acute watery diarrhoea

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Community involvement is key in the development of water and sanitation services in rural Ethiopia

MSc (Tech) Beshah Behailu conducted field research on rural water and sanitation services in Ethiopia and explored possible means to enhance their sustainability. His study revealed that community involvement is key when developing rural water and sanitation services.

 

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