Development

It is one of the five departments of DICAC. The department is committed to the goal of poverty reduction with a primary focus on vulnerable groups of the community through building the overall capacity of the church to carry out development and social services. The main objective of the department is to tackle the root causes of household food insecurity in Ethiopia by implementing pertinent integrated development activities. It also plays important role in emergency & humanitarian assistance.

Development Department Goals

  • To innovate and diversify agricultural production through the introduction of appropriate technologies.

  • To assist households and communities to develop productive assets those enhance their livelihoods in normal years and strengthen coping mechanism against future production shocks.

  • To improve health status.

  • To develop off farm income generation activities

  • To enhance access to education

  • To develop sustainable non-food production based livelihood system

  • To develop and conserve community assets of forest and pasture land

  • To provide clean water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion

  • To reverse /halt the levels of environmental degradation

  • To develop community capacity to manage natural resources through participatory land use planning

  • To enhance woreda capacity to develop, manage and implement natural resource management

  • To improve capacity of the extension service available to rural HH through participatory approach.

Contact Us

Tel. +251111553566/ +251111563033
Fax: +251111551455
P.O. Box: 503 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Web site: www.eotcdicac.org