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RES4Africa targets filling Africa’s energy gap

Renewable Energy Solutions for Africa (RES4Africa) foundation has marked its seventh annual conference in Addis Ababa at Sheraton Hotel on July 19, 2019, making it the first time the conference is held in the African continent.

French Development Agency to offer EUR 100 mln in loan, grants

Mere months after the state visit by Emmanuel Macron, President of France, the French Development Bank that has the capacity to finance worldwide initiatives worth more than EUR 11 billion a year, is set to offer Ethiopia a combination of a loan agreement and a grant worth EUR 100 million.

Zayed Sustainability Prize partners with XHUB Addis

Looking to attract prospective candidates from Ethiopia for the USD 3 million prize fund,Zayed Sustainability Prize has decided to partner with xHUB Addis, one of Ethiopia’s noted incubation hubs, just in time for the upcoming 2020 edition.

Peace Ministry draws-up pastoralist policy

The newly instituted Ministry of Peace (MoP) has indicated it has prepared a policy document which will guide pastoralist area development while briefing the media on the 17th Pastoralists Day to be celebrated in Jinka town of the South OmoZone of the Southern Regional State.

Ethiopia continues to improve HDI

The 2018 National Development Report from the UNDP has indicated that Ethiopia continues to improve its health system where as indicators such as education and income are said to be behind expectations.

Sweden announces USD 400 million cooperation, support with region

With a focus on helping Ethiopia advance on areas of environment, climate change, job creation, human rights and democracy;CarinJamtin, the Director General of the Swedish International Development Agency, made a two day visit of the capital earlier this week and pledged support for various development endeavors in the country.

Denmark contributes USD 150 mln to aid development goals, CRGE

In a bid to help Ethiopia’s ambitious reform agenda, the Danish government has announced a USD 150 million contribution to the nations capacity to build a Climate Resilient Green Economy (CRGE) and meet its sustainable development goals in time for its drive to become a middle-income nation by 2025.