The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will enhance its support around democratic governance and inclusive growth in Ethiopia to meet the country’s accelerated reform agenda and deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
The Government of Japan has signed an agreement with UNDP to provide three million US dollars for the multi-partner programme Supporting Elections for Ethiopia’s Democracy Strengthening (SEEDS).
Communities in the Gedeo – West Guji zones came together to plant trees as a symbol of peace and sustainable future.
Ethiopia and Sri Lanka are partnering with China on a trilateral South-South cooperation that will focus on enhancing access to renewable energy technologies within the global commitment to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Ethiopia witnessed an improvement in its MPI and one of largest absolute declines compared from its starting point MPI, with improvements seen in all ten of the indicators that make up the index.Despite the progress Ethiopia is still facing major challenges and has one of the largest number of people living in multidimensional poverty after India and Nigeria.
The Government of Ireland signed today a Euro 700,000 financing agreement with UNDP to support Ethiopia’s upcoming election.

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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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