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Promoting biodiversity resources in Ethiopia

Untapped genetic resources and traditional knowledge could create job opportunities and sources of foreign exchange for the country, paving the way to achieving the SDGs  


As Africa gains development ground, new inequalities emerge, says new UNDP report

African countries have made significant strides in advancing human development, gaining ground with primary education and health. But a new generation of inequalities is opening up.  






Addressing the foreign direct investment paradox in Africa

Africa's share of the global FDI is low to stagnant, in spite of high returns  


Enhancing cross-border coordination and cooperation in the Horn of Africa

The European Union and UNDP signed an agreement for a US$10 million, three-year project to address drivers of conflict and instability between Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia.  


UNDP and OCHA Chiefs renew call for new way of working

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock concluded a three-day joint mission to Ethiopia by urging all…  


UNDP Administrator welcomes strong gesture in favor of climate adaptation

The Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Mr. Achim Steiner, attended the second meeting of the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change…  

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