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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to Mark Completion of Seven Year $70 Million Pastoralist Resilience Project

State Minister Dr. Seyoum Mesfin from the Ministry of Peace and USAID Mission Director Leslie Reed will deliver remarks at the event

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Pastoralists Area Resilience Improvement and Market Expansion Project (PRIME), a Feed the Future Initiative, is marking the end of its seven years of assistance to Ethiopia’s pastoralists with a closeout celebration and learning event. State Minister Dr. Seyoum Mesfin from the Ministry…

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    • NDRMC Commissioner Mitiku Kassa and USAID Mission Director Leslie Reed observed the flood simulation exercise to see firsthand how the Ethiopia is strengthening its emergency response
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U.S. Helping Ethiopia Build Disaster Response Capacity

This activity is part of an ongoing program supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to help Ethiopia to strengthen its National Incident Management System

Ethiopia’s National Disaster Risk Management Center (NDRMC) conducted a natural disaster simulation exercise to improve Ethiopia’s response to emergencies. The exercise was the first of its kind and provided a test run for NDRMC’s emergency operations center staff to coordinate a timely response to a simulated  flood of the Awash…

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U.S. Embassy Hosts Workshop on “Internationalization and Capacity Building in Ethiopian Higher Education”

Each day of the workshop focused on a specific themes including internationalization, implementing quality assurance and partnerships, and institutional development and capacity building

The U.S. Embassy and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MoSHE) are hosting a three-day workshop from March 5-7, 2019 in Addis Ababa focused internationalization – process where universities and colleges around the world seek opportunities develop mutually beneficial relationships, creating direct exchanges that drawing in diverse experiences, skills,…

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    • Millennium Challenge Corporation Visits Ethiopia to Discuss New Program to Advance Economic Growth
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Millennium Challenge Corporation visits Ethiopia to discuss New Program to Advance Economic Growth

Ethiopia was selected by Millennium Challenge Corporation's (MCC) Board of Directors as eligible for an MCC threshold program in December 2018

A delegation from the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), led by Cynthia Huger, Vice President, Administration and Finance (and Agency Head), visited Ethiopia this week to discuss the development of an MCC threshold program to reduce poverty and promote economic growth in partnership with the Government of Ethiopia. Ethiopia…

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U.S. Government Inaugurates Outpatient Center with Maternity Ward and Emergency Unit at Shashemene Hospital, Oromia

The new facility features designated areas for ultra-sound, waiting rooms, clinical rooms, maternity rooms and an operation room

A new $3.6 million, state-of-the art Outpatient Department with Maternity Ward and Emergency Unit with Operation Room, constructed by the United States Government through the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with funding from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), will be formally inaugurated and…

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U.S. Embassy Supports Going Digital to Improve Ethiopia’s Food and Drug Safety

The electronic Regulatory Information System (eRIS) launched at the event is an open source, locally-developed and maintained software system

The Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Ethiopia and the AIDSFree project held an event to officially launch a revamped Ethiopian Food and Drug Administration (EFDA) and to showcase how cutting edge technology introduced through USAID assistance is being used by EFDA…

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Online Video Press Briefing with Ambassador David Hale, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs on U.S. Africa policy

Under Secretary Hale will discuss his recent travel to Africa and U.S. Africa policy

Please join us on February 27, 2019 at 4:45PM for an online video press briefing with the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Ambassador David Hale. Under Secretary Hale will discuss his recent travel to Africa and U.S. Africa policy.  Broadcast-quality video and audio files will be made available…

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U.S. Embassy Hosts Africa English Language Fellows Midyear Conference & 50th Anniversary Celebration

The conference brought together more than 20 English Language Fellows serving in 13 African countries

The U.S. Embassy hosted the annual Africa English Language Fellows Midyear Conference that also marked the 50th Anniversary of English Language Fellow program from February 20 - 21, 2019.  The conference brought together more than 20 English Language Fellows serving in 13 African countries – Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Guinea,…

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Online Video Press Briefing with Ambassador David Hale, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, on U.S. Africa policy

Under Secretary Hale will discuss his recent travel to Africa and U.S. Africa policy

Please join us on February 21, 2019 at 4:15PM for an online video press briefing with the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Ambassador David Hale. Under Secretary Hale will discuss his recent travel to Africa and U.S. Africa policy.  Broadcast-quality video and audio files will be made available for clipping…

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Africa Regional English Language Fellow Mid-Year Conference and 50th English Language Fellow Anniversary

The conference brings together more than 16 English Language Fellows serving across East, Central and West Africa

The Africa Regional English Language Fellow Mid-Year Conference will take place from February 20 - 21, 2019 at the Capital Hotel, Addis Ababa. The conference brings together more than 16 English Language Fellows serving across East, Central and West Africa – Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau,…