During the first year of Kunzila ILMWA, 17 protected wells (shallow ground water), 90 monitoring points on Lake Tana, 12 river sites and 7 gauging stations on rivers have been identified as scientific monitoring sites. Hydro-sediment monitoring sites were constructed on seven rivers in Kunzila and water quality monitoring data collection has been commenced.
During the 2013 E.C, the WASH development component of the Kunzila ILMWA project supported the development of 88 traditional shallow wells, 2 manual tube wells, 900 HDP pipes, 6 reservoirs; upgrading of 70 traditional shallow wells; and installation of 4 pumps in the KILMWA project sites. Also a total of 31 springs, shallow & hand dug wells fitted with pumps were rehabilitated.
Water and Land Resource Centre, Addis Ababa University held a workshop aimed at reviewing the 2020/21 (2013 E.C.) annual performances and harmonise the 2021/22 (2014) annual plans of the different divisions and projects. While opening the one-day workshop that was held on the 29th July 2021 at Getfam Hotel, Addis Ababa, WLRC Director General Dr. Gete Zeleke underlined that the workshop was deemed important for “looking back and moving ahead!” It was conducted to serve the following purposes:
The Kunzila Integrated Landscape Management Project (Kunzila ILMWA) Project, which is being co-implemented by WLRC AAU and SNV Ethiopia in partnership with the concerned government organs in the Amhara Region, West Gojjam Zone, North Achefer Wereda and communities in six rural kebeles of Kunzila Watershed and Kunzila town, supported the construction of 23.29 km rural all-weather road networks connecting with the main road the six nursery sites that were established by WLRC,
ICT staff of Water and Land Resource Centre, Addis Ababa University, facilitated training on Sustainable Land Management Programme Knowledge Management Information Systems (SLMP-KMIS) offline software, August 12 - 15/2021, in Hawassa.