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Husband and wife prepare enset at their home in Doyogena District, Ethiopia
Empowerment

Unlocking the true potential of ‘false banana'

Selamawit Araya Kidane (from Ethiopia) talks about her research on the nutritional benefits of the Enset plant.
Weapons destruction in the Central African Republic during the September Africa Amnesty Month.
Silencing the guns

#SilencingTheGuns: 7 African countries ramp up efforts to collect illegal firearms

Burkina Faso, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia and Kenya participated in the AU's Africa Amnesty Month in September.
West Hararghe region, Ethiopia, December 2015. Some 10.2 million people are food insecure amidst one of the worst droughts to hit Ethiopia in decades.
News

FAO presents $50 million emergency plan as Ethiopia faces worst drought in 30 years

10.2 million food insecure after major crop failure, livestock losses due to El Niño
By FAO
A partial view of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam under construction.   Reuters/T. Negeri
Financing For Development

Can Africa fund its own growth?

Mobilizing domestic resources is a key source of finance
A view of streets and high rise apartment buildings in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Panos/Sven Torfinn
Also

The changing face of Ethiopia

An assertive nation flexes its economic muscle
Departments

Africa Watch

Ethiopia plans Africa’s biggest dam
Also

To save the lives of mothers, infants

Commitment, money and innovation can reduce high mortality rates
Also

Climate deal: hard work lies ahead

Africans press strong case at Copenhagen talks
Also

Africa sharpens its voice on climate

Leaders forging a common position for climate change talks
Health Campaign