EMRDA has a reputable experience in partnering with multiple National and international NGOs and establishment and being member of forums and networks. Among the networks and development partners, the following organizations can be mentioned as the major ones. Consortium Christian Relief and Development Association (CCRDA), Pastoralist Forum Ethiopia (PFE), Ethiopian Inter phase-Forum for Development, Dialogue and Action (EIFDDA), Poverty Action Network (PANE), Pro Development Network (PDN), Afar Pastoral Development Forum (APDF) and Afar Education Development Coordination Platform (AEDCP), National HIV/AIDS Forum (HAPCO), Ministry of Health (FMOH), Christian Aid Ethiopia (CAE), Dan Church Ethiopia (DCA), Interact Worldwide (IWW), Plan International (PI), Islamic Development Bank (IDB), World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY), Muslim Aid. UK, Islamic Relief (IR), CORHA, WINROCK, SKN, Save the Children, CSSP, Pact-Ethiopia, and etc.

Community and government participation

Throughout the whole project activities of EMRDA, the community and government participation is very high. EMRDA has a firm working relation with government stockholders from Keble to Regional level sector offices and these offices has certainly realized its contribution to development of the local people.