Farmers forests day celebration
Discussion with Abbaa Gadaa and Haadha Siinqee at Woreda level
At woreda level one day preliminary discussions were undertaken at Batu town for consensus development purposes. In this workshop, two kebele abba-Gada and hadha-sinqee were present and discussed, agreeing to make one draft of laws developed by the two kebles for suitable environmental protection at their kebeles and neighboring kebeles. Accordingly, they have developed one ritual law for the locality …
Kebele level ritual law development ceremony
The ritual law development process was begun through community discussions and drafting ritual laws through full community representatives at their respective kebeles. The ritual law development was meant to serve as part of the government laws to protect and conserve the locality natural resources. In this ceremony abba-gada of Sikko mando, Waayyu shanaan, 2-kebeles abba-gada and hadha-siinqee of two kebeles, …
Community Conversation at Kemo-Garbi kebele level
In this event the community raised different issues of environmental protection from government center protection to cultural protection methods. Finally people of the kebele agreed to make both combined effort through cultural, community protection methods and legal and government protection mechanisms. To this end they have developed by agreement cultural protection methods through drafting bylaws.
Community conversation held at Worja-washgula kebele
The meeting was help for two days where the community participating and give its suggestions on the how of the natural resource management issues could be successful done at grassroots level. Accordingly the community contributed a lot for the environmental conservation through cultural bylaw development process. The following pictures shows the participants.
eco tourism inauguration
VoCDA has inaugurated Eco-tourism center at worja mountain in Batu areas. This ceremony was happened as of June 5, 2022 in the presence of locality community woreda line staffs, VoCDA staffs and invited guests from IDH and Sher-Ethiopia company.
VoCDA currently celebrate and inaugurated eco-tourism sites
VoCDA has launched new project
A new project that was meant to benefits the community and environment in AJK district of east shewa zone has been launched as of July 14, 2021 at Batu town. during this event donors from Tree aid and IDH/ISLA were participated as guest of honors. In this workshop representatives of two kebeles and district concerned offices were took part and …
VoCDA celebrated 2020 annual farmers forest day event
The annual farmers forest day event was conducted in two sites of VoCDA’s current project intervention rural-kebeles of Tepo-choroke and Mukiye-laman of Dugda distrt in east shewa zone of Oromia region/Ethiopia. the celebration event was accompanied by farmers/project beneficiaries’ product selling, like honey, alloviara and moringa soaps. In addition to this selling events the day was marked by different messages …