The main Objective of this study is try to analyze the Socio-Economic and physical condition of East Hararge Zone that is believed to be a ground for undertaking different activates such as planning, research, policy formulation and so on by Government and other Governmental Organization in the zone.
This paper is composed of five chapters. The first Chapter deals with the general historical background of the Zone, the second & third Chapters deal with the physical, environmental and the Socio-Economic conditions as well as the Social facilities found in the Zone while the problems and potentials of the Zone and recommendation part of the study are addressed in chapter four and five respectively.
The data incorporated in this paper obtained from the respective government line department (Offices) and NGOs found in the Zone and accredited previous publications.
2. HISTORICAL BACK GROUND OF EAST HARARGE ZONE
Following the downfall of the dergue regime, the country subdivided in to different administrative regions within a framework of Federal and Regional administrative states.
In line with this, Oromiya regional state is established and currently the state is composed of 20 Administrative zones & 3 Special zone, East Hararge being one of the 20 zones of Oromiya regional state.