About ALPaDO

ALPaDO is an indigenous, non-governmental civil society organization established in 2006 G.C by few South Omo Pastoralist elders and their educated youngsters bounded together in an informal tribal association to address socio-economic problems in lower omo valley with the name of the association is AEPDA /Atowoykisl Ekisil Pastoralist Development Association/.

About Director

Born to a pastoralist family in Kibbish Nyangatom near the Kenya-Ethiopia border, Abraham Bongosso understands deeply the challenges facing pastoralist and agro-pastoral communities in the South Omo Zone. He worked for Arid Land Pastoralist Development Organization for 13 years in South Omo Zone Jinka Pastoralist areas. His main research interests include pastoral land use systems, Indigenous knowledge and resource management, participatory research, and environmental governance, Pastoralist livelihood.
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Strategic Objectives

To achieve our mission and fulfill our vision, we have the following strategic objectives. Each strategic objective involves activities that address gaps in pastoralist and agro-pastoralist communities of South Omo Zone.

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Operational Areas

ALPaDO operational woredas in South Omo zone                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

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ALPaDO has been scored remarkable, a successful results and impact on the livelihood of the pastoralist community in South Omo Zone.                                                                                                                      

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