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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…  



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…  


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…  


UNV Ethiopia 2020 Newsletter

UN Volunteers in Ethiopia provides support to the UN Country Team in Ethiopia in tehir delivery of development and humanitarian assistance in the country. It mobilizes motivated skilled national and…  


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…  


Building Resilience of Refugee Host Communities

Japan and UNDP Ethiopia have been recognized as partners for their work in promoting livelihoods of refugee hosting communities. The award ceremony took place during the National Week of Livestock and…  

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