MELCA, feeling the gab with nature

MELCA

MELCA, revitalizing the missing links! MELCA-Ethiopia formerly known, as MELCA Mahiber is a non-governmental organization registered under the Charities and Societies Agency of Ethiopia with a certificate no. 3408 as an Ethiopian resident charity.

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Publications

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EG research book

20 Dec, 13
  The need for redesigning & Redefining Institutional Roles for Environmental Governance in Ethiopia. This is a research book compiled by renowned professionals in the field of environmental governance. click here to read the pdf file

Supporting Conservation of Farmers’ Seed Varieties

13 Feb, 13
What are Farmers’ Seed Varieties?   Farmers’ seed varieties are crop species, which are developed by natural processes, by adaptation to the natural and cultural environment in which they live. Farmers have selected, domesticated and put in use their crop varieties in a traditional way for many generations. click here to read the brochure

Forests of Sheka

10 May, 11
This book is the first product of MELCA Mahiber's engagement in research and advocacy in sustainable management of environment and conservation of indigenous knowledge and culture. click her to download the pdf file

Overview of EIA-book

10 May, 11
MELCA means ford both in Amharic and Oromo Language - two of the widely spoken languages of Ethiopia. It is a crossing point on a river. click here to download the pdf file

Forests of Sheka in Amharic

10 May, 11
Forests of Sheka in Amharic.  Click here to download the pdf file
Latest News
Celebrating our Traditional Foods and Seed Varieties
Friday, 11 December 2015 07:31

for-web4Life and activities in Holeta town, found some 40 kms to the west of Addis Ababa, were ‘not as usual’ on the morning of Saturday the 28th of December 2015. Farmers and young students were streaming in to the town from all directions carrying various foodstuffs, crop varieties and traditional artifacts. They are coming from rural kebeles in Welmera woreda. Most of them were also in their traditional attires.

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Biosphere Reserves commended as the vital strategy for the success of the Climate Resilient Green Economy (CRGE)
Monday, 21 September 2015 06:46

image1“Climate Resilient Green Economy (CRGE) has been the core strategy in the first Growth and Transformation plan (GTP) of the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) and will continue to be so in the second GTP about to be launched.

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Living with nature, on nature, for nature
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 12:23

news-intro-image1Southwestern part of Ethiopia is known by its dense natural forest. Sheka zone is one of the areas in southwest part of Ethiopia that is rich in its biodiversity. The culture and way of living of the community has played a great role in conserving the natural environment.

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MELCA

MELCA, revitalizing the missing links! MELCA-Ethiopia formerly known, as MELCA Mahiber is a non-governmental organization registered under the Charities and Societies Agency of Ethiopia with a certificate no. 3408 as an Ethiopian resident charity.

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