This page contains an overview of the extension materials developed for GIZ. Currently there are two packages.
From the tables below the materials can be accessed. Be aware these are draft versions of the materials. The final versions will be shared through this page, once available.

Package 1 – Soil and Water Conservation Measures

No Title Material
01 Decision Maker’s Note, Dry Land Soil and Water Conservation Brief Link
02 Overall Manual, Use of Extension Materials Manual Link
03a Introduction to Water Spreading Weirs Clip English


04 Water Spreading Weirs (WSWs)
Good practices for utilizing and maintaining WSWs for  increased resilience in Afar and Somali region
Flipbook Link
05.1 Ten Year Vision Poster, How the landscape will transform after the the implementation,
right use and maintenance of the Water Spreading Weirs…
Poster Link
05.2a Options to utilize the water behind the WSWs Poster Link
05.2b Steps to maintain the Water Spreading Weirs Poster Link
05.3 Water Spreading Weir, Do’s and Don’ts Poster Part A

Part B

Part C

06 Introduction to Dry Stone Measures Clip English


07 Dry Stone Measures, Good practices for utilizing and maintaining DSMs for increased resilience in Afar and Somali region Flipbook Link
08 Community guide on Checking Water Spreading Weirs and Dry Stone Measures and Preparing Plan For Maintenance Guide Link
10 InfoTech, Growing elephant grass on soil bunds Infotech Link
11a Land preparation and water conservation: making field bunds Clip English
11b Land preparation and water conservation: deep ploughing and planking/ sand mulching Clip English
12 Horizontal learning package, Farmer to Farmer Exchange on Field Level Water Management Guide Link
13a Land Use Game – Options for Soil Moisture Management Game Rules



13b Land Use – Option for Soil Moisture Management Brief Link
14 Radio Campaigns for Soil & Water Conservation Brief Link


Package 2 – Lowland Agriculture

No Title Material
16 Decision Maker’s Note, Future Opportunities for Flood-based Farming in Afar and Somali Region Brief Link
17a Game, The Agro-Pastoralist Journey Game Link
17.b1 Maze, crop production, select the right path Game Link
17.b2 Maze, crop production, cut and paste Game Link
18 Fodder production Brief Brief Link
19 Flipbook, Fodder grasses and legumes for the lowland context Flipbook Link
20 How to establish native grasses for fodder and seed production Poster Link
21 Guide on Lowland Contextualized Crop Options Brief Link
22a Maize, use, storage and processing Poster Link
22b Pearl Millet, use, storage and processing Poster Link
23 Sorghum, use, storage and processing Poster Link
24 Radio Campaign, crop production Brief Link


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