Social Behavioral Change Alliance Ethiopia​

OUR Principles

ONE

Respect marginalized and vulnerable groups, children, adolescents, women, disabled

TWO

Apply gender lens, equity lens, rights lens

THREE

Facilitate cross learning between regions, countries and programs

FOUR

Complementarity and non competition

FIVE

Members responsibility to declare any conflict of interest

Our Vision

Be the knowledge and advocacy lead on Social & Behaviour Change in Ethiopia for community led and behavioural science driven programs to ensure the rights of all children, adolescents and women.

SBC Alliance Terms of Reference

1. Knowledge Management (KM)
The SBC Alliance will convene for knowledge sharing through seminar series, webinars, mass mailers, brown-bag sessions Objective of KM will be learning from success and failures, avoiding duplication of resources, replication and scale up, constructive critiquing and problem solving or solution provision
4. Measurement
How to measure behavior change, social change, social norms change/shiŠts is a complex field and understood by a limited resource pool of SBC community The SBC Alliance will attempt to enhance knowledge on measurement methods If required, alliance will pool resource for measuring results or proof of concept.
2. Collaborative SBC Strategies
The SBC Alliance will create a ready repository of SBC strategies developed on diverse themes in the past 5 Years The repository will serve as ready reference and will help avoid duplication. If a new SBCC strategy development requirement emerges, the alliance will pool technical expertise to manage it within a small downtime Such strategies will be co-authored by alliance members and will be published as developed by the SBC Alliance
5. Programming at Scale & Innovation
Alliance will keep an eye on global/regional/national/local innovations in SBC research, implementation, monitoring Knowledge session will be organized on understanding, appreciating these innovations Alliance will assess (pre-defined tools) feasibility of these innovations for replication and scale up
3. Policy Advocacy
The SBC Alliance will reflect on Government SBC/IEC guidelines, policy available, its robustness to achieve behavior change and social change results as contribution to program goals/target. Guideline and policy gaps identified will be listed, deliberated. Policy think tank will be consulted to prepare relevant policy briefs. Nominated members will make policy advocacy pitch with relevant Ministries of the Government.

SBC Alliance Member Interventions

Health Promotion Campaigns Partners Regions
Family planning and reproductive health education
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
ABH
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, S southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Population Media Center-Ethiopia
Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Saint Paul's Hospital Mellinnium medical college
Oromia
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Population Service International Ethiopia
Afar, Amhara, Central Ethiopia ,Oromia, Somali, S southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Maternal and child health awareness
UNICEF HFO
Central Ethiopia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest
ABH
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Population Media Center-Ethiopia
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Population Service International Ethiopia
Amhara, Central Ethiopia, Oromia, southern Ethiopia
HIV/AIDS prevention and stigma reduction
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
Population Media Center-Ethiopia
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
ABH
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, southern Ethiopia, Tigray
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Population Service International Ethiopia
Amhara, Central Ethiopia, Gambela, Oromia, southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Hygiene and sanitation promotion
UNICEF HFO
Central Ethiopia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest
NALA Foundation
Oromia, Southern Ethiopia
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
Content
Afar, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Gambela, Oromia, southern Ethiopia
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Population Service International Ethiopia
Afar, Amhara, Central Ethiopia, Oromia, Somali, southern Ethiopia, Tigray
Vaccination campaigns and immunization drives
UNICEF HFO
Central Ethiopia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
Ethiopian Health Education and Promotion Professionals Association (EHEPA)
Afar, Oromia
Saint Paul's Hospital Mellinnium medical college
Oromia
ABH
Amhara, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Oromia
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment Initiatives Partners Regions
Women's rights advocacy and legal support
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
Population Media Center-Ethiopia
Amhara, Central Ethiopia, Oromia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Gender-sensitive education and training
UNICEF HFO
Central Ethiopia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Population Service International Ethiopia
Amhara, Central Ethiopia, Gambela, Oromia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Economic empowerment programs for women
UNICEF HFO
Central Ethiopia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Population Service International Ethiopia
Amhara, Central Ethiopia, Gambela, Oromia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Leadership development and political participation
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Ending harmful traditional practices like child marriage and female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C)
UNICEF HFO
Central Ethiopia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest
Population Media Center-Ethiopia
Afar, Amhara, Central Ethiopia, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Agriculture and Food Security Interventions Partners Regions
Improved farming techniques and technologies
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Crop diversification and seed distribution
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Soil conservation and water management practices
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Nutrition education and maternal/child feeding practices
UNICEF HFO
Central Ethiopia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
Population Media Center-Ethiopia
Afar, Central Ethiopia, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest
ABH Partners
Oromia
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Market access and value chain development for agricultural products
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Education and Child Development Programs: Partners Regions
School construction and infrastructure improvement
UNICEF HFO
Central Ethiopia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Teacher training and capacity building - Early childhood education and development (ECD) initiatives
UNICEF HFO
Central Ethiopia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Parenting education and community engagement in education
UNICEF HFO
Central Ethiopia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Girls' education and retention programs
UNICEF HFO
Central Ethiopia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Development Initiatives: Partners Regions
Reforestation and afforestation projects
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Sustainable land management and conservation practices
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Climate change adaptation and resilience-building activities
UNICEF HFO
Central Ethiopia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Renewable energy promotion and access initiatives
UNICEF HFO
Central Ethiopia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Waste management and pollution reduction campaigns
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
Population Media Center-Ethiopia
Afar, Central Ethiopia, Oromia, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution Efforts Partners Regions
Community dialogues and peace forums
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Conflict mediation and resolution training
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Reconciliation and trauma healing programs
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Interfaith and interethnic dialogue initiatives
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Youth engagement and peace education activities
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Economic Development and Livelihoods Improvement Programs: Partners Regions
Vocational training and skills development
Bahir Dar University
Amhara
USAID
Afar, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Central Ethiopia, Dire Dawa, Gambela, Harari, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Southwest, Tigray
Population Service International Ethiopia
Afar Amhara, Central Ethiopia, Oromia, Somali, Southern Ethiopia, Tigray
Microfinance and small business support