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
- Multi-million-dollar project to construct schools in refugee camps and host communities launched in Ethiopia
- Ethiopia Marks World AIDS Day with Optimism Following New Report on HIV Care and Treatment Progress
- In southern Ethiopia, herders join forces to revive rangelands
- 700,000 people flee conflict to seek safety in Somali region of Ethiopia
- WFP Ethiopia Country Brief, October 2018
This year’s Global Monitoring Report, produced jointly by the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, details the progress the world has made towards global development goals and examines the impact of demographic change on achieving these goals.
IMF Projects Solid Growth for Sub-Saharan Africa in the Face of Headwinds
Press Release No. 15/179
April 28, 2015
Introducing the April 2015 IMF Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa, Ms. Antoinette Sayeh, Director of the IMF’s African Department commented today:
Prepared by the Statistics Department
Press Release No. 06/11
Rodrigo de Rato, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), today issued the following statement on the risk of food shortages in sub-Saharan Africa:
"I note with deep concern the reports of increasing food insecurity in parts of Africa, including reports by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) of the UN, as well as by our own Resident Representatives in sub-Saharan countries in Africa.
Press Release No. 04/41
Press Release No. 02/49
Public Information Notice (PIN) No. 02/113
Public Information Notices (PINs) are issued, (i) at the request of a member country, following the conclusion of the Article IV consultation for countries seeking to make known the views of the IMF to the public. This action is intended to strengthen IMF surveillance over the economic policies of member countries by increasing the transparency of the IMF's assessment of these policies; and (ii) following policy discussions in the Executive Board at the decision of the Board.
Prepared by the Staffs of the IDA and IMF
Approved by Callisto Madavo and Gobind Nankani (IDA)
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE)
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MOFED)
For some countries, economic growth is the primary policy goal, and poverty reduction is to be achieved through measures complementary to growth. This is not the approach of the Ethiopian government. Poverty reduction is the core objective of the Ethiopian government. Economic growth is the principal, but not the only, means to this objective.
Press Release No. 98/51 - FOR IMMEDIATE
October 23, 1998
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the second annual loan for Ethiopia under the Enhanced Structural Adjustment Facility (ESAF),1 equivalent to SDR 29.5 million (about US$42 million) to support the government's economic and financial program for the fiscal year 1998-99 (July 8-July 7). The loan will be disbursed in two equal semiannual installments, the first of which is available immediately.