Project- Feasibility study of applying the Output-based Aid (OBA) approach to irrigation development in Ethiopia.

Client:  Metameta - World Bank (contract number: 7166930),

Project Implementers - Z & A P. Antonaropoulos & Associates S.A. (lead consultant), Metameta Research, and DAR AL-OMRAN Infrastructure & Environment

Duration: May 2013 to December 2013


The general objective of the Feasibility Study was to design an OBA Scheme to support the construction of field channels and land improvements allowing the delivery of satisfactory irrigation services to all smallholder farmers as beneficiaries of the Megech Pump (Seraba) and Ribb Irrigation & Drainage Schemes resulting in higher returns to investments, higher incomes for the farmers and improved protection of the environment.

The Feasibility Study for an Output-Based Aid (OBA) Scheme is conducted under the supervision of the National Program Coordinator for the Ethiopian Nile Irrigation and Drainage Project at the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy, the World Bank Task Team Leader and co-Task Team Leader and the oversight from GPOBA.


WLRC’s role was on the technical design and cost estimation for field canals, land leveling and grading for about 20,000 ha of Megech and Rib irrigation schemes. The project 

Contact:  Dr. Tena Alamirew

Water and Land Resource Centre (WLRC) of Addis Ababa University

  • Junior Accountant +

    Duties and Responsibilities of Junior AccountantUnder close supervision of the Senior Accountant and Programme Manager at HQ, the Junior Accountant will be responsible for accounting and transactions of the WLRC-AAU HQ office.Specific duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:• Support detail financial account of the office• File and store financial documents properly;• Close the accounts annually and per project Read More
  • 1

Up Coming Event

Please Find WLRC Upcoming Events in the link below

View More +

Photo Gallery

Please Find WLRC photo gallery in the link below.

View More +

Video Gallery

Please Find WLRC Video gallery in the link below..

View More +

Partner Organizations

Please find WLRC partner organizations in the link below.

View More +