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20 Jan 2013 description
report Government of Japan

An Inauguration ceremony for ‘the Project for the Reconstruction of the Wonka Primary School in Gozamin Woreda, Amhara Region’ was held on 20 January, 2013. The project was funded by the Japanese Grant-in-aid Scheme for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP), amounting to USD 107,381. The implementing partner for the project was the Gozamin Woreda Education Office. H.E. Mr.

10 Dec 2012 description
report Government of Japan

A signing ceremony for two grant agreements was held on 5 December 2012, between H.E. Mr. Hiroyuki Kishino, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Ethiopia and H.E. Ato Ahmed Shide, State Minister of Finance and Economic Development. Based upon the said two agreements, a total of 1.382 billion Japanese Yen (equivalent to 308 million Ethiopian Birr at the current exchange rate) will be extended by Japan to Ethiopia.

08 Sep 2011 description
report Government of Japan

Emergency relief goods provided to Refugee camps in Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

On Wednesday, September 7, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (power generators, tents, etc.) that were stockpiled in the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)'s warehouse in Frankfurt and others, worth 40 million yen (around 500,000 US dollars) to assist refugee camps located in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, through JICA in response to the request by the Ethiopian Government.

27 Jun 2011 description
report Government of Japan

In response to the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia made a donation of 5,445,215.55 birr (approximately 25 million yen) as relief money for Japan. The hand-over ceremony was held on Thursday, June 23 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Addis Ababa, attended by H.E. Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and H.E. Mr. Hiroyuki Kishino, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Ethiopia.

26 Feb 2010 description

26 February 2010 - Thanks to a US$2 million emergency contribution from Japan, UNDP will help to de-mine 2.5 million square metres of land in Ethiopia, safely opening it up for use by drought-stricken local residents and nomadic populations.

The funds will also be used for mine-risk education activities in the landmine-affected Afar, Somali and Tigray regions of the country.

15 Apr 2009 description

ADDIS ABABA, 15 April 2009 - The Government of Japan today announced a $6 million donation to UNICEF Ethiopia for reducing the vulnerability of children to the impact of rising food prices.

This contribution, one of the largest from the Government of Japan to UNICEF Ethiopia, comes as Ethiopia confronts the impact of the global economic crisis.

07 Nov 2006 description
report Government of Japan

Mr. Taniguchi:

The Government of Japan has decided to extend grant aid of up to 23 million Japanese yen to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to help support a project called the Project for the Water Supply in Afar Regional State.

15 Aug 2006 description
report Government of Japan

The Government of Japan has decided to provide emergency assistance in kind (tents, sleeping mats, portable water tanks, water purifiers and plastic canteens) worth about 11 million yen to the Government of Ethiopia, which has sustained a large-scale flood disaster in Dire Dawa Region in the eastern part of the country.

07 Apr 2006 description
report Government of Japan
  1. On 7 of April, the Government of Japan and the United Nations (UN) decided to extend assistance totalling 1,440,703.42 US dollars (approximately 159.92 million yen), through the Trust Fund for Human Security to the project entitled "Coordinated Rural Development of IDP and Refugee impacted Communities in the Somali Regional State (SRS) of Ethiopia" that will be implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for …
24 Feb 2006 description
report Government of Japan
  1. On the 24th of February (Friday), the Government of Japan and the United Nations (UN) decided to extend assistance totalling 1,760,000.0 US dollars (approximately 195.36 million yen), through the Trust Fund for Human Security to a project entitled "Establishing a zone Free of the Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Problem in the Southern Rift Valley, Ethiopia, and Assisting Rural Communities in Agricultural and Livestock Development" that will be implemented by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United …
24 Jun 2005 description
report Government of Japan

As to Ethiopia, Japan has decided to provide up to 517 million yen in the form of grant assistance for the Project for Water Supply in Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Regional State of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Notes were exchanged on 20 June between Ambassador Izumi and State Minister of Finance and Economic Development Mekonnen Mayazewal in Addis Ababa.

Through the realization of this project, it is expected that people having access to safe water will increase by 91,000.

15 Sep 2004 description
report Government of Japan

On September 15 (Wednesday), the Government of Japan and the United Nations (UN) decided to extend assistance of a total of 1,281,412 US dollars (approximately 139 million yen) through the Trust Fund for Human Security for the program "Extension of the Special Programme for Food Security (SPFS)" to be implemented in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

This project aims at assisting vulnerable households in seven areas in Ethiopia, where food supply is unstable and drought is frequent.

28 Apr 2000 description
report Government of Japan

On Friday, 28 April, the Government of Japan decided to extend an emergency aid of 4,800,000 US dollars through the World Food Programme (WFP) to help people in Ethiopia who are seriously affected by the drought.

In the Horn of Africa including Ethiopia, impact of the drought has been spreading over the region due to the shortage of rainfall in the past 3 years. The United Nations says 15.3 million people are suffering from the current drought.