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Responding to Humanitarian Crises and Enhancing Resilience to Food Insecurity

This operation has been modified as per Budget Revsion 8 (see below).

Ethiopia has a fast-growing economy but is one of  the world’s poorest countries: it ranks 157th of 169 countries on the 2010 human development index, with 23 million people living below the national poverty line.

WFP Offices
Country at a glance 2015
Planned Beneficiaries0
Beneficiary needs (mt)0
Beneficiary needs ($US)588,334,928
Donors - 2015 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ 3,744,999
USA59,856,368
United Kingdom44,776,119
Saudi Arabia32,332,488
Canada7,964,627
Japan5,000,000
Switzerland2,364,815
Private Donors696,833
UN CERF272,281
Threats to food security
  • Rainfall patterns (droughts and floods)
  • Land degradation (deforestation and soil erosion)
  • Population density
  • Infrastructure development
  • Insecurity and conflict
  • Poverty
  • Fall in world prices of cash crops