Ethiopia PHE Champion Advocates for Integrated Approaches at April 18 Aspen Institute Panel


Shewaye Deribe from the Ethio-Wetlands Natural Resource Association (EWNRA) in Ethiopia participated in a panel called, "A Long Walk to Water: Women, Population & Access to safe Water," on April 18, 2012. Deribe discussed the challenges of natural resource management in the face of changing climatic conditions and increasing population growth. He then described how EWNRA integrated family planning and reproductive health services with support from the BALANCED Project. According to his presentation (located on the Resources page), integrated health and conservation approaches lead to a better life for all community members, especially women and children.