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FAO: 32 percent of Ethiopians are undernourished in 2015

28 May
FAO's Hunger Map 2015

FAO’s Hunger Map 2015

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

FAO defines undernourishment as condition in which a citizen “is not able to acquire enough food to meet the daily minimum dietary energy requirements, over a period of one year.” In that sense, for FAO, chronic undernourishment is the other name of hunger.
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UNDP’s Human Development Report Deems Ethiopia’s Growth Non-Inclusive

6 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Government and UNDP did not see eye-to-eye on the conclusions of the 2014 National Human Development Report, particularly with regard to inclusivity in development

The National Human Development Report (NHDR) was launched on Wednesday, April 29, 2014, at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa’s (UNECA) Conference Hall, in the presence of President Mulatu Teshome (PhD), centre, Mekonnen Manyazewal, left, commissioner of the National Planning Commission (NPC), and Eugene Owusus, right, resident representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), a sponsor of the Report. The Report, which came 15 years after its predecessor, indicated that Ethiopia’s latest economic growth is impressive, but non-inclusive. The finding on the non-inclusive aspect, however, was denounced by officials, including Mekonnen.
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At Abuja, Joint UNECA-AU 2014 Report chides Africa’s economic growth as non-inclusive

31 Mar

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory

The Seventh Joint Annual Meetings of the ECA Conference of Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and AU Conference of Ministers of Economy and Finance ended over the weekend in Abuja, Nigeria. The ministerial meeting had before it the 2014 Economic Report on Africa (ERA), whose selection of issues and focus has significantly improved.
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