With a population of more than 90 million people, Ethiopia is one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa.
Ethiopia’s economy is dependent on agriculture, which accounts for 45 percent of gross domestic product and 90 percent of exports. However, challenges persist:
Undernutrition hampers both human and economic development. Though in decline, child undernutrition rates in Ethiopia are among the highest in the world and
Results by the numbers
Through Feed the Future, the United States is supporting Ethiopia’s own priorities for agriculture-based economic growth by strengthening strategic crops, agricultural commodities and livestock value chains, promoting private sector engagement, increasing access to credit, targeting relevant research and development efforts for inputs such as seeds and fertilizers, and improving market access.
Ethiopia was one of the first member countries of the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, under which the Government of Ethiopia and donors have endorsed a country-specific Cooperation Framework. The Ethiopian Government has
Feed the Future supports the following programs, partnerships and organizations in Ethiopia:
Browse the resources below for more information on U.S. Government support of food security and nutrition in Ethiopia.