FAO in Ethiopia
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FAO’s Country Programming Framework (CPF 2016 -2020) sets out three government priority areas to guide our partnership with and support to the Government of Ethiopia, namely crop production and productivity, livestock and fisheries production and sustainable natural resources management.

It brings together innovative international best practices and global standards with national and regional expertise to deliver quality services during the five year program period.

Ethiopia’s youth find hope in agricultural entrepreneurship

27-year-old Amiat Ahmed and her two-year-old son live with Amiat’s parents in the South Wollo Zone of Amhara Region, Ethiopia. Like many other young people in her region, Amiat used to feel that there were limited opportunities to earn income in her village, which led to her decision to migrate to Saudi Arabia.

“I witnessed young people from my village sending money back to their families,” Amiat says of those who inspired her to make a similar move. “I thought I could do the same thing for my parents.” Read more