Solving development challenges require going beyond business as usual and calls for an inter-disciplinary approach to tap into local insights and knowledge.
UNDP has begun incubating a number of strategic initiatives to deliver a new generation of solutions in line with the challenges the world faces. One such key strategic initiatives is the Country Accelerator Lab Network, which is an investment in the emerging momentum among a growing number of UNDP Country Offices
Ethiopia is among the 60 pilot countries to implement accelerator labs to help accelerate development impact and strengthen UNDP office capacity to help address emerging challenges.
UNDP Ethiopia is hiring people who are curious, persistent, and deeply committed to social change.
UNDP’s Ethiopia and China explore collaborations to promote South-South and Trilateral Cooperation.
Ethiopia’s second national Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP 2015-2020) predicts that employment levels in large and medium enterprises will rise from 380,000 to 757,600 by 2019/20, accounting for an average annual growth of 15%.
The industrial sector share of the country’s GDP is growing over the years and has reached 16.7% in 2015/16, while the same period the manufacturing sector and specifically large and medium scale manufacturing sector accounted for 5.4% and 4.4% of GDP respectively.
Between 2000 and 2017, Ethiopia’s HDI value increased from 0.283 to 0.463, an increase of 63.5 percent. Ethiopia’s HDI value for 2017 is 0.463— which put the country in the low human development category— positioning it at 173 out of 189 countries and territories.
UNDP has operated in Ethiopia since 1981. Since then, UNDP has focused on providing Ethiopia with strategic support to build national capacity and enhance the country’s development results in the areas of poverty reduction and econmic growth, democratic governance as well as climate resilient development. To browse through all our projects visit UNDP's open data platform
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