Anthropological report for the water rehabilitation and development programme in the context of food and health security; Dhagax Buur zone Ethiopian Somali National Regional State (ESNS), Ethiopia

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The purpose of the anthropological assignment was ul; li To review the existing Clan maps and the relevant literature on the Somali communities inhabiting the project area from available sources in Nairobi and Addis-Ababa and develop contacts and information networking /li li To do joint field work with WATSAN and health teams to current proposed Dhagax Buur project locations, jointly review programme objectives, field methodology and acculturated principles of participatory development. During this time to define social constraints to sustainable development and list potential areas conflict. Initiate field based training for two Somali community workers who, it is hoped, will be have been recruited in advance/li; li Carry out specialist survey within the wider zone, map the area travelled and build up sketched clan boundaries concentrating on locations currently proposed, valuation judgement regarding those locations not yet assessed/visited based on global view of clan boundaries and recommend additional new locations or removal of old. The long term aim is to create Clans balance and elevate potential jealousy based on clan difference. Avoid conflict over scarce resources. Finalise output and deliverables, report back to field based programme teams, coordination in Addis Ababa and finally WATSAN dept in Brussels /li; /ul.
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556.18 GOM
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January, 2000
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9 tables, Glosary, bibl.,