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Celebrating Ethiopia’s renewable energy businesses

The winners of the third and fourth round renewable energy technologies (RET) innovative ideas competition was announced this week.  


Assessing the Economic Value of Ethiopia’s Forest Ecosystem

Ethiopia will be undertaking an assessment exercise to understand better the economic value of the forest sector and feed this information into the development and implementation of the country’s new…  


New Way of Working: A New Normal in Our Development Approach

When a three-year extended drought resulted in the loss of over 65% of the cattle population in Warder and Kebredahar Woredas of Somalia region between 2016-2019, I felt that we were not doing enough…  


Business Development Advisers hold first national forum

Over 300 business development service advisers from across the country working with the Entrepreneurship Development Center (EDC) met in Addis Ababa for the first annual forum organized with the…  


Generation Unlimited Ethiopia - Partnering with young people to create better opportunities

Generation Unlimited (GenU) Ethiopia organized its first youth engagement workshop in Addis Ababa intending to engage the youth as an active change-maker of the society.  


UNDP in partnership with Dalberg handed COVID-19 prevention materials to the most vulnerable population

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.  


COVD-19 Challenge Grant: Local Solutions for Continuity of Government Functions

UNDP Ethiopia and the Ministry of Innovation and Technology are looking for innovative digital solutions for government service to be explored and tested in the challenge areas described below.  


Transhumance routes for survival

For a significant population of the Horn of Africa, pastoralism and agropastoral livelihood represent a critical and a main way of life and income to survive and support own families. The seasonal…  


UNDP Joins Safe Hands Ethiopia Coalition

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…  


UNDP hands over modern composting equipment to Ethiopian cities to ensure robust solid waste management

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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