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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…  


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…  



South-South Trilateral Cooperation Partnership Supports Training on Energy Need Assessment

A four-day Energy Need Assessment Training was held from March 15th-18th,2021, virtually and in Addis Ababa to prepare Ethiopian experts to apply a standardized methodology to undertake energy need…  


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…  


Payment for Ecosystem Services: Maximizing on Community Benefit Sharing

Ecosystem services are the diversified benefits derived from properly functioning ecosystems and environment. Ecosystems include forest, grassland, aquatic, mountain and agroecosystems and provide…  




Promoting biodiversity resources in Ethiopia

A landlocked country in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is endowed with an incredibly rich biodiversity: It is home to 6,000 species of which 10% are endemic and is ranked as one of the top 25 endemic…  


Enhancing access and benefit sharing from genetic resources

A three year project has been launched to strengthen Ethiopia’s capacity to implement the Nagoya Protocol, a landmark international treaty under the Convention on Biological Diversity and has been…  

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