A World Food Programme sub-office constructed by UNOPS in Semera, Ethiopia. Photo: Bamidele Ilebani/UNOPS

UNOPS has supported the Government of Ethiopia, United Nations organizations and other development partners in the country since 2009. UNOPS in Ethiopia offers a broad range of project management, procurement and  infrastructure services, focusing on the health, agriculture, social, humanitarian and economic sectors.

Projects have included the provision of contract administration services, logistics management, procurement, advisory services and training within government ministries to support national capacity development. 

As well as supporting the Ethiopian Government, UNOPS provides infrastructure development and advisory services ​ to other partners in the country. UNOPS direct implementation services assist partners in areas such as developing working manuals and strengthening systems​.

In addition, UNOPS supports the following organizations that have activities within Ethiopia:

- The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
- African Union Commission
- Intergovernmental Agency for Development (IGAD) in Djibouti


Regional support

Through an operational hub in Ethiopia, UNOPS provides oversight to projects in Sudan. The hub is also looking to expand its operations to Djibouti.


View data on UNOPS work in Ethiopia. 

View contact information for Ethiopia.


With funding from the World Bank, UNOPS has procured vehicles and equipment on behalf of the Government of Ethiopia. Photo: UNOPS

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