Restoring a Degraded Ethiopian Watershed for Water and Livelihood Security

Restoring an Ethiopian Watershed | World Resources Institute (

The article describes a project by WRI, in collaboration with MWA and WaterAid, to restore a degraded watershed in Ethiopia’s Amhara region. The project aims to improve water security, climate resilience and livelihoods for the local communities by implementing various restoration activities such as planting trees, constructing terraces and ponds, and promoting sustainable agriculture. The article also highlights the benefits of watershed restoration for food security, health and biodiversity. The article cites some success stories from other regions where similar projects have been carried out by WRI and its partners.

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