Ethiopia’s Multi-Stakeholder Platform
In December 2017, the Planning and Development Commission (PDC and formerly National Planning Commission) formally invited the 2030 WRG to jointly coordinate and undertake analytical work in the form of a hydro-economic analysis (HEA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy (MoWIE) to provide insights into the 15-year planning strategy for Ethiopia.
To kick-start the HEA process, the 2030 WRG engaged with various relevant stakeholders and established two advisory groups to guide the HEA process. The hydro-economic analysis aims to provide input for economic development strategies, and the basis for exploring opportunities for the public sector to engage with the private sector in addressing water resources management challenges in Ethiopia.
- Public Sector Advisory Group chaired by the PDC and co-chaired by the MoWIE, comprising other federal ministries and commissions such as the Ministry of Agriculture; Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission; Ministry of Industry and Trade; and Ministry of Urban Development and Construction.
- Private Sector and Civil Society Organizations Advisory Group under the co-chairmanship of Nestlé Waters Ethiopia and co-chaired by civil society organization Solidaridad; and comprising other development partners such as USAID, Italian Cooperation, Dutch Water Authorities, IWaSP/GIZ, and SIWI; private sector partners such as H&M, Nestlé Waters, Coca-Cola, Luna Exports, Dow Chemicals, Diageo, Yirgalem Addis Textiles Factory, and Heineken; and cotton, textile, and horticulture associations.
- 2030 WRG Ethiopia HEA Kick-off Session: Private Sector and CSO (meeting-minutes)
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