COVID-19 has struck Ethiopia, the second most populous country in Africa, at a moment of heightened vulnerability arising from multiple sources.
Generation Unlimited (GenU) Ethiopia organized its first youth engagement workshop in Addis Ababa intending to engage the youth as an active changemaker of the society.
Ethiopian Institutions of Ombudsman (EIO) provided an award for UNDP Ethiopia today for its support to advance Access to Information (ATI) in Ethiopia.
UNDP has partnered with Dalberg Advisors through Safe Hands Ethiopia Initiative to hand over 720,000 face masks and 720,000 soaps to low income communities in Addis Ababa.
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.

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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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