UNDP and the Government of Ethiopia signed a Standard Basic Assistance Agreement on the 26th February 1981. This Agreement embodied the basic conditions under which the UNDP and its Executing Agencies shall assist the Government in carrying out its development projects, and under which such UNDP-assisted projects shall be executed.
UNDP’s Country Programme is informed by the UNDP Strategic Plan, (2014 – 2017) and aligned with the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF 2016 – 2020). The UNDAF has taken full cognizance of the national context, the national development priorities as specified in GTP II and the Sustainable Development Goals. Efforts towards poverty reduction and sustainable human development undet this programme will focus on the following three interlinked and transformative components.
- Pillar I: Accelerating economic growth and poverty reduction
- Pillar II: Climate Change and Resilience Building
- Pillar III: Strengthening democratic governance and capacity development