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USAID Improves Nutrition for Women, Children, and Adolescent Girls with $70 Million Community Nutrition Project

Addis Ababa, February 12, 2024 — On February 8, USAID Mission Director Scott Hocklander and the Minister of Health Dr. Lia Tadesse, on her last day as Minister, launched a new $70 million Feed the Future Ethiopia Community Nutrition Activity. The project aligns with the U.S. government’s sustained, comprehensive investments in health, agriculture, WASH, education, and ... Read More»

To Build the Capacity of English Language Educators, U.S. Embassy and British Council Train University English Language Improvement Center Leaders

Addis Ababa, February 9, 2024 – Quality English education is essential for opening educational and economic opportunities for Ethiopian students and it is crucial for Ethiopia to achieve its long-term development goals.  Well-trained English educators versed in modern, research-backed, student-centered teaching methodologies at the university and secondary levels are the key to improving the quality of ... Read More»

USAID and LEGO Foundation celebrate the one-year anniversary of the $46 Million Project to Support Crisis-Affected Children in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, February 8, 2024 – The U.S. Ambassador Ervin Massinga, USAID Deputy Administrator Paloma Adams-Allen, Professor Berhanu Nega, Minister of Education, and Danish Ambassador Kira Smith Sindbjerg celebrated the one-year anniversary of the $46 million Childhood Development Activity. Funded by USAID and the LEGO Foundation, this five-year program provides critical emergency support for pre-primary ... Read More»

Animation Course Grads Gain Digital Media Skills from American Corner Training

Addis Ababa, February 5, 2024 — With high youth unemployment a persistent challenge across the country, creating opportunities to promote economic growth and build the 21st century skills of Ethiopian young professionals is a shared priority of the Government of Ethiopia and the U.S. Embassy.  Digital media and animation are high demand fields in which there ... Read More»

Ambassador Massinga Travels to Somali Region, Meets with Somali Regional President and Visits U.S Partnerships in the Region

Jigjiga, February 1, 2024 – Ambassador Ervin Massinga, the United States Ambassador to Ethiopia, visited Jigjiga Somali region to meet with Somali Regional President H.E. Mustafe Omer.  Ambassador Massinga discussed U.S engagement in the region with the Regional President. The Ambassador also met with Jigjiga University President Dr. Beshir Abdulahi.  At the university, he discussed the Michigan ... Read More»