UNDP Ethiopia Programme Document (2020-2025)
Despite a generally positive development trajectory, significant structural challenges, reflecting a country in transition, will determine future development potential and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. (Download)
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The Strategic Plan describes how UNDP intends to work together with our partners to deliver what’s required of us in these extraordinary times. This bold, ambitious Plan is structured around “3x6x3” – 3 directions of change, 6 signature solutions and 3 enablers – a clear framework for where we need to head. Over the next four years, we will work with countries to expand people’s choices for a fairer, sustainable future. Helping to get us back on track to deliver on the SDGs.
Policy Development and Research
Policy Development and Research
From the field
An inside look at the scoping mission in Oromia and Harari Regional States of Ethiopia
UNDP and FAO in collaboration with the Government of Ethiopia launched the SCALA Programme to translate the updated Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) and National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) priorities into actionable and transformative climate solutions in land-use and agriculture sectors.
National Consultation on Ethiopia’s Demobilization and Reintegration Programme held with Development Partners
National Demobilization and Reintegration Programme (NDRP) for ex-combatants that is being developed by the NRC was discussed with development partners today in Addis.
Sharing south-south knowledge on renewable energy tech
A south-south trilateral cooperation project focusing on biogas, biomass and solar is helping to contribute to efforts at bridging the energy access gap and meeting Ethiopia’s energy and climate targets.
Reflecting on a unique approach to SME support
For the last 15 years, I have been working towards developing tools and means to stimulate business growth and development in Ethiopia.
For public review and comments
Disclosed for Public Review and Comments - National Child Project under the Africa Minigrids Program (AMP) draft ESMF and IPPF (Ethiopia)
The review period will end on 22 May 2023.
Inclusive Insurance and Risk Financing in Ethiopia
Stakeholders from the insurance industry, government representatives and development partners met in Addis Ababa on 28 March 2023 to identify and design a mechanism to address key challenges and ultimately move Ethiopia’s insurance and risk financing effort to the next level.
Startup Marketplace: Reflecting Ethiopia's digital innovation ecosystem
Strengthening the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem in Ethiopia has been the strategic approach for UNDP to transform and create an inclusive economy.
Promoting youth participation for the SDG
UNDP Ethiopia's Deputy Resident Representative for Programmes, Mr Cleophas O.Torori has engaged with members of the African UN Youth Delegates from Ethiopia.
UNDP partners with the National Bank of Ethiopia to launches an Innovative Finance Lab
The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has partnered with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to set up an Innovative Finance Lab to test, innovate and grow a new set of services, products and inclusive instruments that will unlock new avenues of financing for the rapidly growing MSMEs sector in Ethiopia.
Supporting survivors of SGBV in conflict-affected areas
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has partnered with the Association for Women’s Sanctuary and Development (AWSAD) to establish a transitional safehouse in Shewa Robit town to provide comprehensive rehabilitation and reintegration services.
Dignity kits for women and girls affected by conflict in northern Ethiopia
Across northern Ethiopia, months of conflict have caused a shortage of hygiene supplies, with widespread health consequences. Amid growing needs, UNDP partnered with UNFPA to ensure that more than 17,500 dignity kits have been sent to improve the situation of women and girls across the Afar, Amhara and Tigray regions.
UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework for Ethiopia 2020-2025
Poverty rate (2015/16)
GNI per capita (2020/21)
Human Dev. Index (2019)
of employment is accounted for by the Agriculture Sector (2013)
of Ethiopian households are headed by women