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21 Aug 2018 description
report Government of Italy

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in close coordination with the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, has allocated a 500,000-euro financial contribution to tackle the humanitarian crisis in the regions of Gedeo and West Guji, in Ethiopia. The contribution will mainly be used to provide emergency shelters as well as relief material and support to mobile clinics.

15 Jan 2015 description
report Government of Italy

Minister Paolo Gentiloni signed three new cooperation accords with Ethiopia during a visit to Addis Ababa, on food security, socio-economic support for women and healthcare system development.

Ethiopia important for Italian cooperation

30 May 2013 description
report Government of Italy

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The State Minister of Finance and Economic Development of Ethiopia, H.E. Ato Ahmed Shide, and the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy, H.E. Mr Lapo Pistelli, signed today the new three year Ethio-Italian Cooperation Framework which envisages new initiatives in the two priority sectors of agriculture and rural development, and provision of basic services (health, education and WASH), with a specific focus on the cross-cutting issues of private sector development, gender and environment.

05 Jun 2012 description
report Government of Italy

The Italian Cooperation is launching a new 1.3 million euro post-emergency program in the South and the South-East of Ethiopia, focusing on areas affected by recurrent adverse climatic events and, in some cases, subject to refugee flows from neighboring countries.

The five areas identified within three Regional States, Oromia, SNNPR and Somali, are characterized by a chronic shortage of potable water and adequate sanitation facilities. Such condition is often exacerbated by drought events which are particularly intense in the dry-lands of the Horn of Africa.

17 Nov 2011 description
report Government of Italy

The second phase of the DGCS initiative in Ethiopia began with the publication of guidelines for the formulation and presentation of NGO proposals. The project is concerned with risk reduction in the sectors of water, sanitation, environment and health. On 4 August 2011, given the worsening crisis in that country, and following the Ethiopian government’s appeal to the international community for humanitarian assistance, the DGCS approved a total of €1.3 million in refinancing for the Aid 9386 emergency fund.

24 Nov 2010 description
report Government of Italy

The Italian Cooperation will be contributing to the development of Ethiopia's healthcare system through a donation of €8.2 million. Ambassador of Italy in Addis Ababa Renzo Mario Rosso and Ethiopian Finance Minister Ato Ahmed Shide today signed a bilateral accord on a project to contribute to the 2010-2012 healthcare sector development plan of that African country.

Attending the signing ceremony were representatives from the country's health ministry and from the Italian Cooperation, which is financing the initiative.

07 Dec 2009 description
report Government of Italy

Rome December 7, 2009 - "The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Directorate General for Cooperation and Development has contributed with a financial amount of 800.000 euros to OCHA in response to urgent humanitarian assistance in Ethiopia, following the "Humanitarian Requirements" developed by the local government in cooperation with the United Nations and will finance the fund named "Humanitarian Response Fund".