In the meeting with Getachew Reda on VOA, The commanders were called up for obligation, The starting occasion was gone to by ITO Takako, the Japanese Ambassador to Ethiopia, Eng. Aisha Mohammed, Minister of Urban Development and Construction, Dr. Dires Sahlu, Mayor of Bahir Dar City Ishaku Mutambi, UN-HABITAT Task Manager for Ethiopia, and other significant level city authorities. At the initiation, Ambassador ITO expressed that the Government of Japan gave reserves worth an aggregate of over USD 3.1 million to UN-HABITAT for the “Crisis Support to Solid Waste Management in Ethiopian Cities” which was executed at the open dumpsites in Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar and all the more as of late in Hawassa city.
She added that the Fukuoka Method, which was co-created by the Fukuoka City and Honorary Professor Matsufuji of Fukuoka University is a financially savvy and simple semi-vigorous strategy in speeding up decay of strong waste and lessening risky substances, and the venture in Bahir Dar has worked on the living and medical issue of around 100,000 occupants living around the dumpsite and further downstream regions.
Eng. Ayisha Mohammed in her part clarified that Solid Waste Management is one of the three significant metropolitan essential administrations distinguished by MUDCo that is straightforwardly identified with metropolitan great administration and that urban communities are evaluated every year on their exhibition dependent on those fundamental administrations.