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30 Aug 2013 description

Even with substantial economic progress during the last seven years, Ethiopia remains one of the world’s least developed countries. Home to an estimated 85 million people, its population has doubled since 1984 and is projected to more than double again by 2050. Nearly 10 per cent of the population remains chronically vulnerable to food insecurity and dependent on national safety-net programmes. It is also vulnerable to adverse climate conditions, and therefore the effects of climate change.

31 May 2013 description
report Concern Worldwide
  1. Introduction The political environment of the country has continued relatively consistent and stable since the sudden death of Prime Minister Zenawi, who has been leading the country for twenty-one years. In what is described by the United States government, for example, as ‘historic, peaceful, and constitutional’ transition (Reporter1), Hailemariam Dessalegn, the former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, was sworn in as the new Prime Minister to serve until the next election in 2015.