Updated: Saturday 06 October 2018

We welcome Ms Marjaana to COWASH Family


We would like to warmly welcome Ms Marjaana Pekkola to the COWASH Ethiopia family! She recently joined the Embassy of Finland in Addis Ababa to lead the Government of Finland bilateral projects in water, agriculture and land administration. Marjaana has long experience in development in Africa as she has lived 18 years in Mozambique and has also worked in Kenya and well as many other countries for over 26 years. She started her carrier with the UN World Food Programme, and also worked with NGOs before joining the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Finland in 2006. She is specialised in rural development, agriculture, natural resources, food economics and nutrition. After spending the last 3 years in Finland she is happy to return to Africa to work as a Counsellor for Development Cooperation in the Embassy of Finland. COWASH project is supported and monitored by her together with her colleague Gezahegn Alemu.  (photo/Aino Himanen).