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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)603,120
Beneficiary needs ($US)562,786,525
Donors - 2014 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ 6,388,083
USA49,222,068
United Kingdom33,517,413
Canada5,385,997
Japan4,200,000
UN CERF3,049,478
UN Common Funds and Agencies (excl CERF)2,026,627
Switzerland1,662,971
Finland1,367,989
Private Donors1,295,710
France407,056
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