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30 Mar 2017 description

Addis Ababa, March 29, 2017 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced the successful completion of the U.S.-funded Urban HIV Nutrition and Food Security Project. Over the past five years, the project improved the nutritional, economic, and food security status of people living with HIV.

27 Dec 2016 description

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 27, 2016 – The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development, has completed the printing and delivery of critical scholastic materials for an estimated 2.8 million boys and girls throughout Ethiopia. USAID’s efforts were aimed at protecting vulnerable children’s right to education, following one of the worst droughts in Ethiopia in more than 50 years.

06 Dec 2015 description

The El Nino has significantly impacted weather patterns in Ethiopia this year, limiting agricultural production, straining livelihoods and exacerbating food insecurity among poor and vulnerable households. The projected levels of need for emergency food aid in Ethiopia has grown from 2.9 million people in early 2015 to 4.5 million people in August to 8.2 million people as of mid-October. This number will likely increase with the next Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD) due out in early December.

03 Nov 2015 description

This MOP presents a detailed implementation plan to be implemented with FY 2016 funds in Ethiopia. This document reviews the current status of malaria control policies and interventions, describes progress to date, identifies challenges and unmet needs, and describes planned activities under PMI.

25 Oct 2015 description

When little becomes much!

Jimma and Cornell Universities join hands in developing climate smart Programs in Ethiopia using US Embassy’s seed grant

Global climate change is well underway and policies must be enacted to reduce anthropogenic GHG emissions through socioeconomical and environmentally sustainable mechanisms.

23 Jan 2014 description

Chacha, Amhara, Ethiopia, January 23, 2014 – United States Senator James Inhofe, while visiting the Project Mercy site yesterday in the Chacha District of the Northern Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, delivered pregnant cross-bred dairy heifers to selected household dairy farmers in the district. The heifers were funded through a partnership between Project Mercy and the U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

17 Jan 2014 description

Today the United States announced a $2 million contribution to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to provide emergency assistance to vulnerable Ethiopian migrant returnees from Saudi Arabia.

17 Apr 2013 description

April 18, 2013, Addis Ababa – The U.S. Government launched the African Alliance for Improved Food Processing in Ethiopia today, a new project that is designed to increase the quality and competitiveness of the Ethiopian food processing sector and to expand the availability of affordable and nutritious foods.

17 Apr 2013 description

Shashemene, Oromia, April 13, 2013 – The U.S. Government broke ground today on construction of a new outpatient department (OPD) annex at Shashemene Referral Hospital in Oromia Region in partnership with the Ethiopian Ministry of Health. Dr. Kebede Worku, Ethiopian State Minister of Health, and Dr. Thomas Kenyon, Ethiopia Country Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), took part in the ground breaking ceremony.

26 Nov 2012 description

November 17, 2012, Adama, Oromia – As part of President Obama’s Feed the Future Initiative in Ethiopia, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new five-year project called “Livestock Market Development” in support of the Government of Ethiopia’s Agricultural Growth Plan (AGP). State Minister of Agriculture Sileshi Getahun and USAID Ethiopia Mission Director Dennis Weller presided over the launch attended by federal and regional government officials, livestock industry representatives, and implementing partners.

19 Oct 2012 description

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, October 13, 2012 – The U.S. Government announced a new five year program to increase the number of health service professionals in Ethiopia. In support of the Government of Ethiopia’s Health Sector Development Plan, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Strengthening Human Resources for Health (HRH) project was announced on the heels of the Federal Ministry of Health’s Annual Review Meeting in Bahir Dar, Amhara Region.

06 Jul 2012 description

July 7, 2012 – Harar – The first group of 81 Health Information Technicians graduated today after a three-year Health Information Management training program at Harar Regional Health College funded by the U.S. Government.

Health Information Technicians will use electronic information systems in hospitals and other health facilities to collect, analyze, manage and transmit data to improve delivery of cost effective health care services in Ethiopia.

01 Jun 2012 description

MAY 22, 2012, Addis Ababa: During the Grow Africa Investment Forum in Addis Ababa on May 9, 2012, the Government of Ethiopia’s (GoE) Ministries of Health and Agriculture and Agriculture Transformation Agency, PepsiCo, Inc., the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the UN World Food Program (WFP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support a new EthioPEA Alliance.

25 Oct 2011 description

President Obama’s Feed the Future and Global Health Initiatives Linked in Five-Year Program

20 Oct 2011 description

USAID to implement the five-year $42 million program

October 20, 2011, Addis Ababa: The United States Government has launched a new and comprehensive program, The Help Ethiopia Address the Low TB Performance Project, commonly known as HEAL-TB, to assist the Government of Ethiopia in addressing the high tuberculosis (TB) burden. HEAL-TB will benefit over 25 million Ethiopians. The President’s Emergency Program for HIV/AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) provides partial financial support for the project.

04 Oct 2011 description

Mission of the United States of America
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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07 Apr 2011 description

Ethiopia is a federal republic led by Prime Minister Meles Zenawi and the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF). The population is estimated at 82 million. In the May national parliamentary elections, the EPRDF and affiliated parties won 545 of 547 seats to remain in power for a fourth consecutive five-year term. In simultaneous elections for regional parliaments, the EPRDF and its affiliates won 1,903 of 1,904 seats.