United Nations Delegation Wraps up High-level Visit to Eritrea

By UNDP, On 17 December, a U.N. delegation concluded its three-day visit to Eritrea, assessing the country’s development advances and reviewing, with government partners, national development priorities for the next three years. Headed by the Chair of the Regional United Nations Development Group (UNDG)  for Eastern and Southern Africa, Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, the delegation comprised […]

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Visiting High Level UN Mission Underlines Eritrea’s Success Story

By FikreJesus Amahazion, A UN delegation headed by Mr. Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, Assistant Secretary General and Regional Director of UNDP/RBA, and Chairman of UNDG-ESA Mission, recently visited Eritrea to monitor development work and engage in dialogue with development partners. One of his findings was that Eritrea is “making huge progress on [the UN] MDGs.”[1]

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UNDP Approves $188m for Eritrea Country Programme

By TesfaNews, The Executive Board of the UNDP has approved the new Eritrea Country Program following the signing of a new Strategic Partnership Cooperation Framework (SPCF) 2013-2016 with the Government of Eritrea on January 28, 2013. This new cooperation framework, which was prepared through a consultative process between the Government of the State of Eritrea […]

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IFAD Supports US$26.38m Eritrea National Agriculture Project

By TesfaNews, The UN agency, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), has agreed to finance the US$26.38 million ‘National Agricultural Project’ in Eritrea with a US$17.28m grants. The project is expected to cover a total agricultural area of 1.2 million hectares (ha) in 34 sub-zobas (regions) that spread across the country’s six zobas and three […]

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