Africa has made significant progress in poverty reduction, primary education, women’s empowerment and in its fight against HIV/AIDS, according to a new report.
Poverty on Decline in Africa - Report on MDGs
Poorest Countries in Africa Improved Policy Environment, Says World Bank
The latest World Bank review of policies and institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) shows an improved policy environment for growth and poverty reduction in 13 of the continent’s poorest countries.
USAID Provides 675 Million US Dollars Assistance to Ethiopia
Officials of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ethiopian Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED) signed worth 675 million US dollars agreements on cooperation for economic and social development between the U.S. and Ethiopian Governments.
World Bank Loans 50 Million US Dollars to Ethiopia
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a 50 million US dollars credit from the International Development Association (IDA) for the Women Entrepreneur Development Project to help open doors for female entrepreneurs in Ethiopia and give them access to appropriate skills and employment opportunities to contribute to the country’s economic growth.
Africa Needs to Focus on Agriculture Development - IFAD
BY NEW BUSINESS ETHIOPIA REPORTERPresident of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Kanayo F. Nwanze, is to join African ministers at high-level meetings in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, this week to plan concrete actions to push growth in the continent by ensuring that agriculture is at the top of their agendas as the deadline to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) comes ever-closer.
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