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Investing in the Lowlands of Ethiopia

UNDP has launched of a new six-year project entitled Climate Change Adaptation in the Lowland Ecosystems of Ethiopia. The USD six million project is funded by the Least Developed Country Fund and will…  


Investing in cross borders


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…  



UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (2020-2025) : Ethiopia

The UNSDCF presents the key shared objectives of the United Nations system, the areas in which it intends to support the Government of Ethiopia and its people, and the expected outcomes of its…  



UNDP, MiNT and the Tech Community in Ethiopia collaborate to curb COVID-19

UNDP has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ministry of Innovation and Technology to enlist the support of Ethiopian innovators and tech sector in coming up with innovative and home-grown…  


The tale of two cities: turning waste into a profitable business

We picked waste management as one of our focus areas because it is a key issue of urbanization and in the 21st century, waste management must be environmentally conscious and sustainable. On this…  


Voices of women from the Horn of Africa’s borderlands

A cross-border Ethiopia-Kenya-Somalia project with the support of the European Union is helping create opportunities for vulnerable communities and expand cross-border trade.  

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