The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)


Key partners

Addis Ababa Road Transport

Federal Ministry of Agriculture

Federal Ministry of Health

Pharmaceutical Fund and Supply Agency

UN agencies

UNOPS supports the Government of Ethiopia, the UN Country Team and other development partners in efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Our team designs projects to reinforce and bolster development priorities in sustainable procurement, project management and infrastructure, and works to strengthen national capacity and capability to deliver quality services.

We provide environmental friendly solutions and innovative models to modernize Ethiopia’s agricultural sector, provide clean energy to off-grid areas and improve health services throughout the country.

Key Information

  • UNOPS Impact in Ethiopia

    • Installed solar power at 167 health centers across Ethiopia, improving healthcare services for 4.1 million people living in off-grid areas.
    • Responded quickly to the Acute Watery Diarrhea outbreak by deploying 380 health workers and implementing an innovative mobile banking system, improving project accountability and transparency.
    • Procured and delivered 300 ambulances and 1,150 motorcycles for the Ministry of Health to enhance access to medical facilities and health services.

  • 3.5%
    Current health expenditure
    Current health expenditure (% of GDP)

    Level of current health expenditure expressed as a percentage of GDP. Estimates of current health expenditures include healthcare goods and services consumed during each year. This indicator does not include capital health expenditures such as buildings, machinery, IT and stocks of vaccines for emergency or outbreaks.

    Source: (2017)

    Life expectancy at birth
    Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

    Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

    Source: (2018)

  • Flag ET Contact Details

    UNOPS Ethiopia

    P.O.Box 60197

    UNECA Compound, Zambezi Building, 5th floor west wing

    Addis Ababa


    Tel: +251 115181961


    Twitter: @UNOPS_Ethiopia

Active projects in the region

Key Partners