Appeals & Response Plans
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods and Landslides - Apr 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Aug 2017
- Ethiopia: Measles Outbreak - May 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Ethiopia: Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) Outbreak - May 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Apr 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2015
- Ethiopia: Drought - 2015-2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2014
Most read reports
- Ethiopia: Renewed influx of Eritrean refugees, 12th September to 13th October 2018
- Ethiopia – Eritrean Refugee Influx (DG ECHO, UNHCR, NRC) (ECHO Daily Flash of 26 September 2018)
- Plight of refugees in Ethiopia brought to the fore in UNFPA leadership visit
- Ethiopia: The 2018 HDRP is facing a US$416.4 million funding shortfall to cover needs until the end of the year
- Mass Arrests, ‘Brainwashing’ Threaten Ethiopia’s Reform Agenda
With better seeds, fertilizer and training from farmers unions, farmers are seeing crop yields rise up to 100%.
The programme, introduced by the Agricultural Transformation Agency, began with 2 farmers and is spreading to 2 million this year.
Ethiopian poverty rates have fallen from 40 percent to 29 percent between 2005 and 2012.
Hurgessa Gutema owns a small farm in Wolisso in central Ethiopia.
With help from a local farming co-operative, his crop yield is rising year after year.
A new Ethiopian International Peace-keeping Training Centre (EIPKTC) to be set up in Addis Ababa is intended to become a regional and international centre of excellence in peace-keeping, peace-building and conflict resolution.
The Federal Ministry of Defence (MoD), the Ministry of Economic Development and Economic Affairs (MoFED) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have now signed an agreement for a one-year programme that supports the establishment of the EEIPKTC.
Genet Tesfaye is a young, married mother of one living in Ethiopia’s capital city of Addis Ababa. A potter by trade, Genet has been contributing more and more to her family’s income through her craft.
Ethiopia has a diverse and rich cultural heritage, and a joint UNDP-UNESCO project is taking advantage of that heritage to help support the country’s fight against poverty. As part of that project, Genet and other women in a cooperative were trained to improve their skills.