Our Projects

UNDP Ethiopia projects are designed in consultation with the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the priority areas of the country. UNDP Project are in line with the United Nations Development Action Framework (UNDAF) and focus on three major pillars of Good Governance & Human Rights; Economic Growth & Poverty Reduction; and Climate Change, Environment and DRM.

Economic Growth & Poverty Reduction

  • Enhancing National Capacity for Agricultural Growth and Transformation

    Through this project UNDP provides institutional capacity building for the Ministry of Agriculture and the Agricultural Transformation Agency who are undertaking substantive and transformative intervention measures that are aimed at enhancing agricultural productivity and ensuring food security.

  • Enhanced Economic Growth

    The Enhanced Economic Growth project focuses on supporting Ethiopia's Economic Growth Corridors (EGC), including the preparation of a national framework and strategy; detailed study of an EGC; strengthening the capacity of EGC institutions at both federal and regional levels; and detailing investment and agro-industrial plan for the EGCs that would promote public-private partnerships.

  • Private Sector Development

    UNDP’s Private Sector Development project helps to strengthen the capacity of the Ethiopian private sector through interventions that include enhancing public-private dialogue, institutional strengthening of the chambers and women entrepreneurs, as well as the leather industry.

Democratic Governance

  • Institute of Leadership and Good Governance

    This project supports the country's efforts to create competent leadership in Ethiopia at the top level. Top leadership are equiped with new development paradigms and cutting-edge knowledge as well as experience and innovative development solutions drawing from the lessons and best practices of other countries.

  • African Centre for Peace and Security Training

    The African Centre for Peace and Security (ACPST), established in 2011, is a newly created centre in Addis Ababa with a mandate to enhance the ability of practitioners to improve human security in Africa.

  • Capacity Development for Effective Coordination and Implementation

    This project supports the country's efforts to create competent leadership in Ethiopia at the top level. Top leadership are equiped with new development paradigms and cutting-edge knowledge as well as experience and innovative development solutions drawing from the lessons and best practices of other countries.

Climate Resilient Green Growth

  • Coping with Drought & Climate Change

    Coping with Drought & Climate Change project (CWDCC) is one of the four Global Environment Facility (GEF) medium size projects being implemented in Kenya, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia financed by the GEF Climate Change Adaptation Fund.

  • Strengthening National Capacities for Disaster Risk Reduction and Livelihoods Recovery

    This Project primarily focuses on building institutional capacity in Ethiopia for Disaster Risk Reduction and resilience and recovery capacity of communities prone to disaster.

  • Climate Resilient Green Economy

    Ethiopia seeks to attain a triple win of achieving middle income country status, carbon neutrality and climate resilient economy by year 2025. In view of formulation and implementation of the Climate Resilient Green Economy National Vision and Strategy, this programme responds to the need expressed by the different ministries and agencies of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, namely the Ministry Of Agriculture, Ministry Of Faineance And Economic Development, Ministry Of Water And Energy, Ministry Of Industry And Environmental Protection Authority.

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