[City Profile] Ethiopia

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[City Profile] Ethiopia

  1. 1. Addis Ababa, March 30/2014
  2. 2. Major Infrastructures and e-government- related Initiatives in Addis Ababa city Administration Presentation Outline • Background • Major Infrastructures in Addis Ababa - Housing - Construction of Roads & Water projects -Other Private investments • e-government -related Initiatives in Addis Ababa
  3. 3. Background Africa , Ethiopia ,Addis Ababa
  4. 4. Major City Profile • Capital city of Ethiopia • Seat of the African Union and the United Nations Economic Commissions for Africa • Gate-way for diplomats and tourists • Population about 3 million • Area 540 square kilometer ( 54000 hectare) • Average Elevation is 2500m above sea level • Three layers of government: City Government at the top, 10 sub-city Administrations in the middle, and 116 districts at the bottom.
  5. 5. Head office of AU
  6. 6. ADDIS ABABA District Administrations: 116 districts A/Population ≈ 30,000 Sub-City Administrations: Sub-cities:- 10 Population ≈ 300,000 City Government of Addis Ababa: Population ≈ 3 Million
  7. 7. Major Infrastructures in Addis Ababa Housing development projects • Now a days over 200,000 condominium houses are under Construction. • Over 300,000 houses are transferred to the people, specially, to the lower & middle classes • A number of real estate developers have been estabilished. As a result over 1000 houses are Constructed.
  8. 8. Transferred condominium houses
  9. 9. Condominium houses under Construction
  10. 10. real estate house
  11. 11. Construction of Roads & Water projects • To improve the coverage of roads in Addis Ababa city government allocates budgets annually in billions of Ethiopian birr. As a result the traffic management in the city become improving. • City rail way is under construction. • To improve water supply in Addis Ababa over 30 underground water development projects are under construction. • When these projects are completed the coverage of water supply become 610,000 m3 in a day.
  12. 12. Gotera ring road
  13. 13. Other Private investments • As a result of free market policy in Ethiopia private institutions like Hospitals, Schools, Collages, Universities, Factories, International hotels & other commercial institutions are Constructed, & also they are under construction.
  14. 14. e-government activities in Addis Ababa • In each secondary schools in Addis Ababa teaching & learning process is conducted in plasma centrally. • Most of the time training to the leaders of districts & civil servants is given in plasma. • Sub cities report their monthly performance to the mayor by using ICT called plasma. • Standard Integrated Government Tax Administration System & Integrated Budget & Expenditure Management is supported by ICT.
  15. 15. Cont’ • But as such different activities in the city are not supported by ICT. Example:- Traffic & Land Management System

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