Adoption date 28/04/2016

Resilience Building and Creation of Economic Opportunities in Ethiopia (RESET II)

The overall objective of the program is to address the root causes of displacement and irregular migration through the creation of economic opportunities and the strengthening of the resilience capacity of the most vulnerable communities.

In November 2017, a top-up of €1.3 million was approved to enable implementing partners in the most affected RESET clusters to react timely to emerging shocks and to ensure that regular RESET programme would not be jeopardized during or once the emergency response period was over.

Main objectives

The specific objective is strengthening economic opportunities and resilience of the most vulnerable communities to human-induced and natural disaster crises, through measures that will increase livelihoods and employment, and better access to basic services.

EUTF contribution

  • EUR 47 695 443


  • Ethiopia (Afar, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples, Amara, Oromia, Somali)


This action in numbers

647 469
2.7 Number of people reached by sensitisation campaigns on resilience-building practices and basic rights
2,60 M
2.9 Number of people having improved access to basic social benefits (services and transfers)
10 977
1.1 Number of direct jobs created or supported through EUTF-funded projects
17 766
1.3 Number of people assisted to develop income generating activities (IGAs)
2 307
1.4 Number of people benefitting from professional trainings (TVET) and/or skills development
2.1 bis Number of social infrastructures built and/or rehabilitated
666 438
2.2 Number of basic social services delivered
132 990
2.3 Number of people receiving nutrition assistance
2.1 Number of local development plans directly supported
16 782
2.8 Number of staff from local authorities and basic service providers benefitting from capacity building to strengthen service delivery
5.3 Number of field studies, surveys and other research conducted
47 644
6.2 Number of people directly benefitting from COVID-19 emergency response activities
6.3 Number of entities benefitting from COVID-19 emergency response activities
4.6 Number of strategies, laws, policies and plans developed and / or directly supported
60 019
6.1 Number of COVID-19 pandemic-related supplies provided and/or distributed
5.1 Number of multi-stakeholder groups and learning mechanisms formed and regularly gathering
4.2 Number of staff from governmental institutions, internal security forces and relevant non-state actors trained on governance, conflict prevention and human rights
5.2 Number of planning, monitoring, learning, data-collection and analysis systems set up, implemented and / or strengthened
5.4 Number of regional cooperation initiatives created, launched or supported
1.2 Number of MSMEs created or supported
14 208
2.6 Hectares of agricultural and pastoral ecosystems where sustainable management practices have been introduced with EU support
2.5 Number of local governments and/or communities that adopt and implement local disaster risk reduction strategies
1,97 M
2.4 Number of people receiving food security-related assistance
4.3 Number of people participating in conflict prevention and human rights activities
3 200
3.3 Number of (potential) migrants, reached by information campaigns on migration
1.5 Number of industrial parks and/or business infrastructures constructed, expanded or improved
3.5 bis Number of returning migrants benefitting from reintegration assistance