Ethiopia Humanitarian Bulletin Issue #1 25 Dec – 10 Jan. 2021

Ethiopia registers 128,316 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 113,374 recoveries, and 1,994 deaths as of 10 January The two joint Governmenthumanitarian partners’ needs assessment missions that deployed in Tigray on 20 have witnessed a dire humanitarian situation with poor access to services and limited livelihoods The newly established Tigray Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) highlighted that […]

Innocenti Research Brief: Child Marriage and Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program Analysis of protective pathways in the Amhara region – Summary of report findings

Emerging evidence suggests that social protection programmes can have a positive role in delaying marriage for girls. But the pathways and design features by which programmes may influence child marriage outcomes remain unknown. This mixed-methods study explores whether and how the Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) in Ethiopia, given its national reach and potential to […]

East Africa Regional Desert Locust Impact Monitoring – Round 2 (12 January 2021)

The Food Security and Nutrition Working Group (FSNWG) recently conducted a regional Desert Locust impact assessment in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia using a harmonized approach. The assessment interviewed 7,871 agricultural respondents across Desert Locust-affected areas of the region between October and early December 2020. The assessment found that roughly one third of cropping households and […]

EIB to support for high-impact investment in 11 Sahel countries under Great Green Wall initiative

President Hoyer reaffirms EIB commitment to Sahel and climate vulnerable regions in Africa as part of Team Europe EIB to strengthen financial and technical support for sustainable agriculture, clean energy, water, infrastructure and microfinance to create jobs and resilience Biodiversity investment in Africa to benefit from pioneering EIB Sustainable Awareness Bonds The European Investment Bank […]

IGAD Election Observation Mission For The 2021 General Elections In Uganda

In response to the invitation extended by the Electoral Commission of the Republic of Uganda, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) deployed an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to observe the General Elections to be held on 14 January 2021 in the country. The advance team of the IGAD Election Observation Mission arrived in Kampala on […]

PM Office Appreciates 7th Round ‘Dine for Ethiopia’ Depositors

Addis Ababa,  Office of the Prime Minister has extended its appreciation to the 7th round of “Dine for Ethiopia” depositors who have sent in their deposit slips. The Office disclosed today on its official face-book that several public institutions, government and private business organizations have contributed some 595 million Birr in  the 7th round of […]

UK Raises 1b USD from Global Donors to Help Access to Coronavirus Vaccines

Addis Ababa,  The United Kingdom (UK) has mobilized one billion USD from global donors to support vulnerable countries access coronavirus vaccines, British Embassy in Addis Ababa announced. The UK has helped to raise one billion USD for the coronavirus COVAX Advance Market Commitment (AMC) through match-funding other donors, which combined with the 548 million euro of […]

Ethiopian, Sudanese Ambassadors in Qatar Hold Discussion

Addis Ababa,   Ethiopian ambassador to Qatar Samia Zekaria held a discussion on Monday with Sudanese ambassador to the State of Qatar Abd Al Rahim Al Siddig Mohammed on bilateral issues. Their discussion covered the law enforcement operation in Tigray, the border dispute, the negotiations over the GERD, and joint efforts to cement ties, according  to […]