Focal point
Mr. Temesgen Walelign
Director of M&E with the Government's National Planning Commission (NPC)
Addis Ababa
Documents & Reports

National Reports

Partnerships & Commitments
The below is a listing of all partnership initiatives and voluntary commitments where Ethiopia is listed as a partner in the Partnerships for SDGs online platform.
Joint Programme on gender equality and women empowerment - Rural women economic empowerment component

In Ethiopia rural women lag behind in access to land property, economic opportunities, and financial assets. Women farmers perform up to 75% of farm labor but hold only 18.7% of the agricultural land in the country. The SDG-F has been working in the regions of Oromo and Afar and using a multifaceted approach to generate gender-sensitive agricultural extension services, support the creation of cooperatives, promote the expansion of women-owned agribusiness and increase rural women’s participation in rural producer associations, financial cooperatives and unions.

UN Agencies: UN Women, FAO, IFAD and WFP National partners: Government Ministries, Ethiopia Agricultural Research Institute, regional micro-finance institutes
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC)

The best opportunity to slow the rate of near-term warming globally and in sensitive regions such as the Arctic is by cutting emissions of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) – most notably methane, black carbon and some hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Widespread reductions, which complement the need for aggressive global action on carbon dioxide, contribute significantly to the goal of limiting warming to less than two degrees. Reducing SLCPs can also advance national priorities such as protecting air quality and public health, promoting food security, enhancing energy efficiency, and alleviat...[more]

111 Partners, 50 State and REIO, 16 IGO and 45 NGO partners (as of April 2016). Full list:
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Human Resources for Maternal Health

In 2011, Johnson & Johnson was the first private sector partner to join the Health 4+ (H4+) UN multi-agency collaboration. Together, J&J partnered with the H4+ to strengthen human resources to improve maternal and newborn survival in Ethiopia and Tanzania, two high burden, high priority countries. The program has been in operation for five years, focusing on three priority areas: Pre-service and in-service training for health workers, as well as targeted systems strengthening. Together with H4+ partners, we aim to create lasting improvements in maternal and newborn survival through training, t...[more]

Johnson & Johnson in collaboration with the Health 4+ (H4+): a joint UN initiative including the World Health Organization, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNDP, World Bank, Governments, and National Universities and training centers in Ethiopia and Tanzania.
Sustainable Development Goals
Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN)

Scaling Up Nutrition, or SUN, is a Movement, led by countries, committed to the understanding that good nutrition is the best investment of the future. The political leaders of SUN countries agree to engage all sectors of central and local governments in efforts to improve nutrition. Their governments establish priorities and plans which are backed by different stakeholders – including civil society, the United Nations system, development partners, business enterprises and researchers. SUN Countries are putting the right policies in place, collaborating with partners to implement programs wi...[more]

Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Indonesia, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger Nigeria, Pakistan, Perù, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, South Sudan, Tajik...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
UNIDO Programme for Country Partnership for Ethiopia

The Programme for Country Partnership (PCP) for Ethiopia is a model of partnership for achieving inclusive and sustainable industrialization at the country level. The PCP brings together actors in a multi-stakeholder platform to coordinate and optimize the contribution of each. The objective of the partnership is to accelerate and deepen the impact of Ethiopia’s national industrial development agenda. The PCP Ethiopia will initially focus on the inclusive and sustainable industrial development of the agro-food sector; leather and leather products sector; and the textiles and apparel sector. C...[more]

The Government of Ethiopia, regional Ethiopian governments, United Nations agencies, multilateral development banks, the private sector and other development partners.
Sustainable Development Goals
19 Jul 2016
20 Jun 2012
13 May 2010
5 May 2010
11 May 2006
22 Apr 2005
3 Sep 2002