Tag Archive: Ethiopia

The Role of Iddir in Conflict Resolution and Peace building at Rural Community Level in Ethiopia. A Case Study of Aleku Abbo Iddirs in Dembi Dollo Area of Oromia Region

Conflicts are natural to human beings, but the way of handling them may either escalate or reduce and ultimately solve them. Because of the inevitability of conflict and due to the physical, emotional and resource costs that often result from conflicts or disputes people have always sought ways of peacefully resolving their differences through different …

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The Effect of Government Relocation Policies on the Livelihoods Strategies of Poor Households: The Case of Basha Wolde Chilot

This research aimed at exploring the effects government relocation policies on the livelihoods strategies of poor urban households relocated from Basha Wolde Chilot, one of the poor urban neighborhoods in Addis Ababa, the Capital of Ethiopia. The research was conducted almost a year and half after the relocation had taken place. Qualitative method, interpretative epistemological …

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Labour Rights and Conditions of Work for Domestic Workers: A Focus on the Experiences of Adult Female Live-in Paid Domestic Workers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Domestic services engage millions of domestic workers throughout the world – the majority of whom are women and girls. Regardless of their number, this group of workers are usually invisible; hidden behind doors at the home of their employers. In this regard, the conditions of work for domestic workers has been an issue of concern …

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State-NGOs Partnerships in Regional Development: A Case of NGOs Working on Food Security in SNNPR, Ethiopia

 The study focused on ‘Regional State-NGO partnerships’ in Southern Nations Nationalities and People’s Regional state (SNNPR), Ethiopia. The research was conducted with four objectives: to critically analyze and explore the existing regional State-NGO collaboration with international and local NGOs and how their relationships affect the interventions in food security; to explore the understanding and perception …

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Sustainability Challenges of Community Managed Rural Water Supply Schemes in the Central Rift Valley: A Case Study of Dugda Woreda, East Shoa Zone of Oromia Region, Ethiopia

The sustainability of community managed rural water supply schemes is a key factor in meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of ensuring environmental sustainability, improving health and eradicating extreme poverty for the overwhelming rural majority living in the developing world, including Ethiopia. However, the extensive assessment of the literature and empirical studies revealed that the …

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NGO Accountability: The Case of Charities in Ethiopia

NGO influence and visibility have increased and stakes on their work are becoming greater. This has led to demands for better transparency and accountability by a multitude of stakeholders such as governments, donors, scholars and the public. NGOs in Ethiopia could not escape the pressure and the sector introduced codes of conduct to promote accountability. …

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Secondary School Enrolment Dropout Rates for Girls and its Effects on Women’s Contribution to Household Income: A Case Study of Kellem Secondary and Preparatory School, and Microfinance Women Groups of Catholic Church Integrated Food Security Project in Dembidollo and Sayo Woreda, Kellem Wollega Zone of Oromia Region, Ethiopia

This research sought to find out whether secondary school enrollment dropout rates for girls adversely affect women’s contribution to household income to get out of poverty, or of successful secondary school enrollment helps women increase household income to overcome household poverty. This research has found out that demand/supply factors are the main causes for girls’ secondary school dropout in Ethiopia. From …

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