2018 WAS A REMARKABLE YEAR FOR UNDP. It was our first full year of implementing a new Strategic Plan—a plan built to help countries deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals.
At a time of change for the United Nations, we worked with our partners to help people get on their feet and stay there—meeting short-term needs while laying the foundations for a hopeful, confident future.
In the next pages you will see some of the many results we achieved in 2018. They reinforce that UNDP is uniquely designed to help solve complex development problems in a courageous, integrated, and innovative way.
Today, UNDP’s mission has never been as clear: we are here to help 170 countries and territories to reach their development priorities so that no one on this planet is left behind. Read the full report
UNDP’s Ethiopia and China explore collaborations to promote South-South and Trilateral Cooperation.
Ethiopia’s second national Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP 2015-2020) predicts that employment levels in large and medium enterprises will rise from 380,000 to 757,600 by 2019/20, accounting for an average annual growth of 15%.
The industrial sector share of the country’s GDP is growing over the years and has reached 16.7% in 2015/16, while the same period the manufacturing sector and specifically large and medium scale manufacturing sector accounted for 5.4% and 4.4% of GDP respectively.
Between 2000 and 2017, Ethiopia’s HDI value increased from 0.283 to 0.463, an increase of 63.5 percent. Ethiopia’s HDI value for 2017 is 0.463— which put the country in the low human development category— positioning it at 173 out of 189 countries and territories.
UNDP has operated in Ethiopia since 1981. Since then, UNDP has focused on providing Ethiopia with strategic support to build national capacity and enhance the country’s development results in the areas of poverty reduction and econmic growth, democratic governance as well as climate resilient development. To browse through all our projects visit UNDP's open data platform
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