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Responding to Humanitarian Crises and Enhancing Resilience to Food Insecurity

This operation has been modified as per Budget Revsion 6 (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 2014
Planned Beneficiaries0
Beneficiary needs (mt)0
Beneficiary needs ($US)580,145,870
Donors - 2014 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ 22,010,082
USA74,517,768
United Kingdom37,868,747
Canada22,721,763
European Commission12,994,978
Japan4,200,000
UN CERF3,049,478
Switzerland2,221,631
UN Common Funds and Agencies (excl CERF)2,026,627
Private Donors1,695,389
Finland1,367,989
Norway1,335,799
France1,075,505
Germany1,019,022
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