Project Launching and Recognition Program held

Project Launching and Recognition Program held

Best Practice Association (BPA), PELUM Ethiopia’s implementing organization, has organized a one day project launching program in Huruta, Lode Hitosa Woreda on September 04, 2022. The launching program was officially commenced with the opening speech delivered by the House Speaker of the woreda. 


The launching was attended by 173 p(70F) Participants representing  project beneficiaries, woreda cabinets and experts, Development Agents, PELUM Ethiopia, BPA and woreda communication office.  

Prior to the project launching and agreement signed, a summary of report was delivered by Tamrat, soil fertility expert from the woreda bureau of agriculture, on the achievements of last year’s pilot project intervention by PELUM Ethiopia.

The report was followed by a Project agreement amongst tripartite, namely PELUM Ethiopia, Best Practice Association and Lode Hitosa woreda Agriculture office. The agreement aimed Promoting agro-ecology through farmer to farmer learning in three kebeles of Lode Hitosa woreda. The agreement was signed by their respective representatives and the project is officially launched.

Along with project launching, one of the eye catching and surprising events of the day was delivering testimonies and recognition for development partner and individual. On the occasion, PELUM Ethiopia awarded a certificate of recognition for its relentless efforts in improving the soil fertility, diversification and delivering technical supports. Certificate of recognition including cultural dress also awarded to Dr. Hailu Araya, PELUM Ethiopia’s director, and warmly recognized by the community and woreda for his outstanding achievements in supporting local community through his technical expertise and expanding good agro-ecological practices.  The recognition program was facilitated and fully covered by woreda Agriculture office in collaboration with the community from three kebeles.

The ceremony was very successful and finally clothed with elders’ ritual.