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A snapshot of views and experiences piloting new development approaches through the MDG Achievement Fund in Ethiopia

Published by: MDG Achievement Fund

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With support from the MDG Achievement Fund, the government of Ethiopia and the United Nations (UN) tested new approaches for involving some of the most vulnerable people more actively in the country’s development process. Through five programmes, new development approaches were piloted with impressive results. In addition to adopting a holistic, cross-sectorial approach, each programme focused on investing in individuals’ capabilities and social opportunities. They also strengthened entire communities through economic and self-help groups. This snapshot covers programme highlights, strategies implemented, and lessons learned from the field.

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SDGs Goal 1: No poverty Goal 2: Zero hunger Goal 3: Good health and well-being Goal 4: Quality education Goal 5: Gender equality Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth Goal 13: Climate action
Thematic Area
Inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication
Food security and nutrition
Water and sanitation
Gender equality
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