Tag: Ethiopia

ECWC commissions Gidabo Irrigation Dam

Jean Marie Takouleu February 22 2019 Ethiopian Construction Works Corporation (ECWC) has completed the Gidabo dam in central Ethiopia. Its putting into service was the subject of a ceremony attended by the Prime Minister. ECWC commissions Gidabo Irrigation Dam©Nataly Reinch/Shutterstock The Gidabo dam in the Oromia region has […]

AMCOMET Africa Hydromet Forum 2017

September 12-15, 2017 The inaugural African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET) AMCOMET – Africa Hydromet Forum will bring together representatives from governments, public and private sectors, regional entities, development agencies and civil society to provide strategic insight to improve hydrological, meteorological and early-warning services to achieve climate and […]

El Niño Strikes Ethiopia

Ethiopia is suffering its worst drought in more than a decade, a condition exacerbated by El Niño, the water-warming phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean that has affected weather patterns and reduced rainfall levels across a large chunk of Africa, hitting Ethiopia particularly hard. More than 80 percent of […]