WP 3. Socio-economics and aquatic ecosystem services in Ethiopian Highlands

Activity 3.1. Assess and analyse gender disaggregated aquatic ecosystem services over time.

Activity 3.2. Analyse socio-economic impacts of aquatic ecosystem management measures (introduced in WP5) on the livelihood of the community (e.g. hygienic aspects).

One means to generate baseline information on ecosystem services connected with rivers in the Ethiopian highlands is conducting of focus group discussion with different groups of local residents (aggregated/ disaggregated, e.g men /women, pupils, elder persons).
A first round of such discussions was held in February 2016 near the two case study sites.