Project

Sustainable access to safe drinking water and improved sanitation in the semi-arid North Ethiopia, with focus on the interaction between urban and rural areas (SELAM-WATSANI)

Duration
01 October 2011 → 31 December 2014
Funding
Regional and community funding: various
Promotor
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Geology
    • Physical geography and environmental geoscience
  • Social sciences
    • Economic geography
    • Human geography
    • Recreation, leisure and tourism geography
    • Urban and regional geography
    • Other social and economic geography
Keywords
water Sanitation Ethiopia
 
Project description

This three-year project aims at realizing an integrated expansion and management of water and sanitation facilities for 40 000 inhabitants in Hagere Selam town and rural communities Mikel Awhi and Ayneme Berkakn. There are direct positive implications for the social services, status of women, human dignity and poverty reduction. Particular attention is given to education and participation of local communities.