COVID-19 has struck Ethiopia, the second most populous country in Africa, at a moment of heightened vulnerability arising from multiple sources.
UNDP Ethiopia and the Ministry of Innovation and Technology are looking for technology companies, start up and entrepreneurs to bring new technologies, practices, approaches or business models for government services to support business continuity.
UNDP hands over modern composting machineries and equipment to six major cities in Ethiopia to ensure robust solid waste management and address existing environmental challenges.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is partnering with Dalberg Catalyst to support the Safe Hands Ethiopia coalition on COVID19, which brings together private sector, government and civil society.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has handed over PPEs as well as ICT tools and equipment worth over US$930,000 to support critical business continuity of Ethiopia’s public service during the COVID19 pandemic.
UNDP Ethiopia Resident Representative, Turhan Saleh, hands over 76,210 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including facemasks, gloves and thermometers to the Ministry of Trade and Industry to be distributed to local manufacturing industries.

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95.5 million

Population

23.5%

Poverty rate

USD 883

GNI per capita

0.463

Human Dev. Index

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