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2014

Accelerating Progress Towards Economic Empowerment of Rural Women in Ethiopia

Ethiopie

Titre : Accelerating Progress Towards Economic Empowerment of Rural Women in Ethiopia

Pays : Ethiopie

Code projet : RWEE Ethiopia

Durée : Start Date : 27 Oct 2014

Présentation
Ethiopia is one of the seven countries which are all considered as pilot countries under the implementation of the Rural Women Economic Empowerment Joint Programme. UN Women in collaboration with participating UN agencies and government ministries adapted the global joint programme to its context, identifying Ethiopia’s priorities for a proposed joint rural women economic empowerment programme for the UN participating agencies and national stakeholders.

Objectifs
The JP RWEE aims at accelerating rural women economic empowerment in the context of the country national policy priorities on food security, economic growth and sustainable development as defined by Ethiopia’s Growth and Transformation Plan 2011-2015, and in contributing to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), as well as, to the emerging Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). _ The JP RWEE will target directly 2,000 agrarian and pastoralist women in the regions of Oromiya and Afar, and indirectly 12,000 household members, as well as over 14,000 community members, 80 rural women run producers’ cooperatives, 3,000 women members of rural savings and credit cooperative and 5,000 women members of producers’ cooperatives over the two years of program implementation. The JP RWEE is articulated around four interrelated outcomes : Rural women improve their food security and nutrition. Rural women increase their incomes to sustain their livelihoods Rural women strengthen their voice in decisions that affect their lives. Gender responsive policy and institutional environment for women’s economic empowerment.

Agences Nations Unies : FAO, IFDAD ; UN Women , WFP.

Contribution : 3 208 752 $

United Nations Development Group

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