Addis Ababa February 16/2018 The Council of Ministers has declared a state of emergency effective from Friday, 16 February 2018 by adopting the decree providing for the emergency ruling.
The Council of Ministers said the emergency rule is aimed at protecting the constitution and constitutional order, as well as ensuring security and stability of the country.
Protecting freedom of movement and the rights of citizens to live wherever they choose as well as build assets, are also among the motives for the ruling.
This report has been prepared under the auspices of the Federal Disaster Risk Management Technical Working Group, co chaired by the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) and OCHA with participation of Sector Co Chairs (Government Line Ministries and Cluster Coordinators). It covers the period from 20 December 2017 to 31 January 201 . (All sector requirements will be revised based on the 2018 Humanitarian requirements document, expected to be released mid February).
Addis Ababa February 8, 2018 A National Post-Harvest Management Strategy was launched here today.
The five-year strategy launched by Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources (MoANR) aims at reducing the level of post-harvest loss from 25 percent to 5 percent by 2020.
Director- General for Agricultural Extension at the ministry, Wondale Habtamu, said the strategy could be used as a platform for creating integrated reduction of post-harvest loss through systematic and structured mechanisms.
CONTEXTUAL ANALYSIS AND DRIVERS OF DISPLACEMENT
The majority of the recorded population were displaced during 2017 with 553 sites reportedly opened in 2017 (DTM Rounds 3-8). In terms of overall cause of displacement, conflict was reported as the primary driver (1,078,429 IDPs), followed by displacement due to climate induced factors (528,658 IDPs). This trend is consistent over time, with conflict constantly being the primary cause of displacement across the country
Addis Ababa - Norway and Canada have expressed interest to strengthen and boost their multi-faceted cooperation with Ethiopia.
Norway is keen to strengthen cooperation in agriculture, education, health, migration, peace and security; and Canada in food security, agro-business, and peace and security.