The COWASH IV Annual Review and Core Planning Meeting was held in Arba Minch from 09 to 11 May with full participation of six regions. The meeting comprised presentations by each region on the third quarter project status together with discussions on the EFY 2016 core plan preparation process. The meeting was supported by representatives of the MoF and the EoF who presented an oversight of Finland’s development policies and the important role COWASH IV has in achieving the targets.