Ethiopia/South Sudan: Proposal for the GIZ Gender Competition 2020

Introduction: Magnitude and Scope of Gender Inequality in Ethiopia In Ethiopia, 80 percent of the population resides in rural areas and women provide most of the agricultural labour in these communities. However, their contributions often go largely unrecognized and their

African Union: Gender within the African Continental Free Trade Area

Promoting gender equality   The Programme Support to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is one of the main projects within the GIZ African Union portfolio, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Our ever-growing team is supporting the African Union

Ethiopia: The Female Innovator Support Group Hawassa, Ethiopia (FIS) & Its expansion to further Universities

GIZ Sustainable Training & Education Programme (STEP II), GIZ Ethiopia 1. Introduction – How it started and what we have achieved so fare The GIZ Sustainable Education and Training Programme of Ethiopia (STEP) is mainly active in the areas Higher

Ethiopia: Energising Development (EnDev) contributions towards Gender Mainstreaming

Background Ethiopia is a landlocked country with an estimated 109 million [1]people representing the second most populous nation in Africa following Nigeria. The country is endowed with abundant renewable energy resources with an enormous potential for electricity generation. Despite this,


TOWARDS GREATER GENDER EQUALITY THROUGH-OUT THE CONFLICT CYCLE Gender Competition 2020 – GG1 – 3rd Place CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Globally the vast majority of actors in the peace and security sector are men. The full, equal and meaningful participation of

International Woman’s Day 2019 GIZ African Union Office

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day on 8th of March 2019, the GIZ AU celebrates women’s achievements and their crucial role for sustainable development worldwide. Under this year’s theme #BalanceforBetter, people all over the world are advocating to

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15 African Countries: Gender in agricultural value chain promotion

“The African farmer and her husband…” This proverb entails in essence the importance of women in the African agricultural sector: women form the backbone of African smallholder farming. However, significant gender inequalities can be found in people’s access to key

Ethiopia: On the Move to Gender Equality and Women Empowerment

INTRODUCING STEP The Sustainable Training and Education Programme (STEP) is committed to improve the quality of education in vocational colleges and universities of Ethiopia for women and men. We work together to better the quality of teaching, establish effective systems

Ethiopia: The Female Innovator Support Group & First Female Business Idea Competition at Hawassa University

1. Introduction – How it starts and what we have achieved so fare 2. Background – What need to be known to understand the low female participation? 3. The FIS Concept, the FIS Group and the FIS Activities & Capacities

Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) – Awarding Improved Cooking and Baking Stoves (ICS) and pico PV systems

EnDev Ethiopia will display its energy-efficient fuel saving stoves and solar devices. Partnering with the responsible Ministry, EnDev Ethiopia will award Tikikil stoves for female officers distinguished as “role models” at the Federal Ministry. When? Friday, 5th of March 2015,

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