UNDP intervention in Ethiopia follows a broad-based approach that strategically engages in supporting the country’s poverty reduction efforts in a manner that promotes economic growth.
UNDP does this, on the one hand, through high level engagements with the government to provide policy advice and support emerging transformative initiatives.
On the other hand, UNDP’s presence on the ground is felt through its capacity building support to public and private institutions. It also works closely with local authorities to expand opportunities for citizens’ to tackle poverty and expand their economic growth opportunities.
In order to push forward the equitable growth agenda, UNDP is partnering with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED) to set up a Financial Inclusion Unit. The unit will coordinate projects using electronic systems to ensure financial inclusion