News & Events

2014 School Milk Day Campaign Kick-off

USAID AGP-Livestock Market Development Project Promotes Milk at Schools in Four Regions  Mekelle, Tigray, October 20, 2014 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Feed the Future Initiative for food security and nutrition, today kicked off the first of five school milk day events in four regions at the SOS ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall Meeting – October 22, 2014

Dear American Citizen(s): Ambassador Patricia Haslach invites you to a U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the U.S. Embassy’s second floor atrium and will include U.S. Mission staff.  All adult U.S. citizen members of your family are invited ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program provides support for Primary School Gender Club in Jimma

Jimma, October 16, 2014 – The Embassy of the United States of America has awarded a $2,000 grant through the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program (SSH) to a project initiated by the Gender Club members of Sexo Yeado Primary School. The project focuses on over 60 vulnerable girls every year who otherwise dropout from school due ... Read More»

USAID Coordinator for Disability and Development Visits Ethiopia

Expands Program for Participation of Persons with Disabilities to 49 Primary Schools Addis Ababa. October 10, 2014.Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, USAID’s global Coordinator for Disability and Inclusive Development, and world-renowned lawyer and advocate for rights of persons with disabilities and children, visited Ethiopia this week to advance support to people with disabilities and facilitate their inclusion in ... Read More»

USAID Equips ECX Coffee Certification Labs to Expand Specialty Markets

Certification Vital to Expanding Exports and Increasing Smallholder Farmer Incomes Hawassa, SNNPR, Ethiopia, October 7, 2014 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Agribusiness Market Development (AGP-AMDe) project provided new tools and instruments to equip Ethiopian Commodity Exchange coffee certification laboratories in Hawassa, Jimma and Dilla required for Specialty Coffee Association of American ... Read More»