United Nations Development Programme

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By Pambazuka News   By FikreJesus Amahazion   Nestled in the turbulent Horn of Africa (HOA) region, Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest independent modern nation-state and second most populous. [1]   The second poorest country in the world according to the United Nations Development Programme ...
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By getuabebe Over the past two decades, the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has carried out far-reaching institutional and policy reforms to transform itself from a centrally planned, Marxist regime to the facilitator of a stable market economy. These reforms have underpinne...
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Apr 12th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA — The United Nations Development Program has released its 2013 Human Development Index. Despite recent economic growth, Ethiopia is still near the bottom of the index. Ethiopia ranks 173 out of 187 countries in the Human Development Index 2013, unveiled by the United Nations Development P...
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Mar 29th, 2013
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Source: UN News Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Tegegnework Gettu of Ethiopia as the new Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM), it was announced today. With about 1,200 staff at United Nations Headquarters in New York and 2,200 worldwide, including...
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Mar 15th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA — The United Nations Development Program has released its 2013 Human Development Index. Despite recent economic growth, Ethiopia is still near the bottom of the index. Ethiopia ranks 173 out of 187 countries in the Human Development Index 2013, unveiled by the United Nations Development P...
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Jan 1st, 2013
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Ethiopian entrepreneur Bethlehem Tilahun started Sole Rebels in 2005 in order to create jobs and sustainable prosperity in her country. Courtesy: Sole Rebels ADDIS ABABA , Jan 1 2013 (IPS) – Innovative Ethiopian footwear manufacturer Sole Rebels will open its second retail outlet in Taiwan this...
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Oct 5th, 2012
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Kola Ibrahim While the Asian Tigers, many of whom started out on the journey of development at the same time as Nigeria, are busy taming the moon and befriending Mars, Nigeria tramps on in poverty, disease and illiteracy. It has been saddening in the last 52 years to watch Nigeria slide down hill in ...
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May 15th, 2012
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Africa needs to boost agricultural productivity and address the debilitating hunger that affects 27 percent of its population if it is to sustain its economic boom, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said on Tuesday. African economies grew at an average of more than 5 percent during the ...
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Dec 16th, 2011
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Sweden and the UNDP have unveiled a USD 16 million umbrella agreement to support UNDP Kenya programme activities. Under this umbrella cost sharing partnership Sweden contribute 16 million dollars to the UNDP Kenya programme. The contribution will be effected over a three year period and is aligned to...
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Oct 18th, 2011
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Bamako – Retired French football star Zinedine Zidane, a United Nations goodwill ambassador, will visit Mali this week to draw attention to the nation’s efforts to fight poverty, the UN said on Monday. A UN Development Programme (UNDP) statement said Zidane would visit women’s and y...