Ethiopia

12 projects

Situated in the centre of the Horn of Africa region, Ethiopia is the destination point for thousands of refugees as well as a country of transit and a source of, migrants seeking opportunities beyond its borders. We aim to create economic and employment opportunities, particularly for vulnerable people, through vocational training, access to micro-finance or by creating industrial parks. We support Ethiopia in addressing the long-term development and protection needs of refugees and their host communities, as well as in tackling root causes of instability and internally forced displacement.

EXPORT PROJECTS LIST

Selected results*

16 167
Number of jobs created

52 447
Number of people assisted to develop economic income-generating activities

13 331
Number of people benefiting from professional trainings (TVET) and/or skills development

National projects

Total 12

Regional projects

Total 12

Cross-window projects

Total 4

News & Stories

Over 15,000 residents across the three RASMI target countries were reached with COVID-19 and peace messages shared by boundary partners and public health officials through roadshow caravans.PACT
NEWS | 06 August 2020

From Peace Champions to COVID-19 Champions: RASMI Boundary Partners’ Double-Duty Response to the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic in Mandera Triangle

With the goal of reducing conflicts and mitigating their impact, the EUTF-funded RASMI project works to enhance social capital and cohesion, strengthen peace structures, and ensure conflict sensitivity in efforts by private sector players. RASMI’s geographical reach extends from Mandera East, Rhamu and Banisa in Mandera County, Kenya, to Belet-Hawa,...

SEEK is engaging cooperatives and associations and has already procured their whole stock of soapPACT
NEWS | 29 June 2020

Keeping it local: How the SEEK project (Ethiopia) has helped boost the local economy and contributed to peace in cross-border areas during COVID-19

The SELAM EKISIL (SEEK) project implemented by Pact and Peace and Development Centre (PDC) among other local NGOs, has contributed to peace and stability during the current crises by quickly recognizing the negative economic impact of COVID-19. 

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Ethiopian...

The BMM has developed a booklet aimed at Ethiopian university students and young professionals who may be interested in continuing their education abroad. GIZ
NEWS | 20 November 2019

Ethiopia: BMM promotes legal and safe pathways to migration for students and young professionals by providing information on study abroad and scholarships

‘It was a great opportunity. By studying abroad through the Chevening scholarship I was able to specialise in the field I am most passionate about and built an invaluable network in Ethiopia and abroad’, Selam Mussie said. He is a Chevening scholarship alumna who studied gender and media at the...

Father and son reunion facilitated by EU-IOM Joint Initiative in Oromia, EthiopiaIOM
NEWS | 17 September 2019

Three stories of unaccompanied minors returning to Ethiopia

*By Wilson Johwa, Regional Communications Officer at IOM’s Regional Office for East and Horn of Africa in Nairobi

We set off early from Addis Ababa, on a mission to reunite unaccompanied minors with their families.
All of them are irregular migrants, teenagers, who have voluntarily returned to Ethiopia,...