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Ethiopia

Summary

The Ethiopian government has used its own resources and international aid to boost economic development and lift millions out of poverty over the past two decades, through significant investment in public services. Since the early 1990s, primary school net enrolment has risen from 20% to 93%, and access to clean water from 14% to 65%. Since 2000, under 5 mortality has fallen by 60% and maternal mortality by 53%. The proportion of the population living in poverty has reduced from 44% in 2000 to 23% in 2018. In recent years Ethiopia’s economy has grown by about 8% per year. The government’s push to industrialise is creating new jobs for its people, and economic opportunities for countries such as the UK.

DFID Profile

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4.18M

Children under five and pregnant women reached through DFID's nutrition-relevant programmes

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source

2.76M

Children supported by DFID in primary and lower secondary education

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source

530K

Children completing primary education supported by DFID

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source

4.91M

Unique people reached with one or more water, sanitation or hygiene promotion intervention

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source

940K

Births delivered with the help of nurses, midwives or doctors through DFID support

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source

530K

Additional women using modern methods of family planning through DFID support

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source

Sectors

Sectors groups as a percentage of country budgets according to the Development Assistance Committee's classifications.

Budget

Project budget total by year approved at the project level to date.

£231M

2019/2020