The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

ET country flag Ethiopia

Key partners

European Union

Government of Ethiopia

Government of Italy

UN organizations

World Bank

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 environmentally 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

    • Procured 320,000 metric tons of wheat to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the price of one of Ethiopia's major staple crops, in order to help food insecure and vulnerable households.
    • Rebuilding and improving access to basic services and climate-resilient infrastructure for conflict-affected communities in Tigray on behalf of Ethiopia's Ministry of Finance, as part of a World Bank-funded project.
    • Enhanced water supply and sanitation infrastructure to prevent the spread of waterborne diseases in Qoloji Internally Displaced Persons Camp – the largest IDP camp in Ethiopia – as part of a government of Japan-funded project.

  • 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: (2020)

    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: (2021)

  • Flag ET Contact Details

    UNOPS Ethiopia

    P.O.Box 60197

    UNECA Compound, Zambezi Building, 5th floor west wing

    Addis Ababa


    Tel: +251 115181961


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