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ETHIOPIAN WOMEN IN WATER ASSOCIATION MEMBERS PARTICIPATED IN THE 8TH WATER, WATER DIPLOMACY AND COMMUNICATION FORUM

Ethiopian Women in Water Association Members participated in the 8th Water, Water Diplomacy and Communication Forum organized by Addis Ababa Science and Technology University with collaboration of the Ministry of Water and Energy.

On the forum, H.E. Minister of Water and Energy, Dr. Engineer Habtamu Itefa, delivered the key message of the forum. Research articles related to utilization water resources and hydro-diplomacy and communication were presented at the forum. In this, universities, stakeholders, and media should work hard on water diplomacy and communication so that Ethiopia can use its equitable share of its water resources. In addition, it was mentioned that educational institutions should need to conduct practical research on water resources.

Finally, recommendations to strengthen the presented research works were collected through a panel discussion.

The day’s final concluding remarks were given by Dr. Abreha Adugna, Ministry of Water and Energy state minister. In his statement, many efforts, hands on experiences as well as forum of experts on different areas are the issues that the minister gives great emphasis for the proper utilization of the water resources of the country.

April 7, 2023