Ethiopia

National flag of EthiopiaEthiopia, officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea to the north and northeast, Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Sudan and South Sudan to the west, and Kenya to the south. With over 93,000,000 inhabitants, Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world, and the second-most populated nation on the African continent. It occupies a total area of 1,100,000 square kilometres (420,000 sq mi), and its capital and largest city is Addis Ababa.
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General information

  • Website providing free access to Ethiopian law.Abyssinia Law
  • The Sahel is the ecoclimatic and biogeographic zone of transition in Africa between the Sahara to the north and the Sudanian Savanna (historically known as the Sudan region) to the south. The Sahel part of Africa includes (from west to east) parts of northern Senegal, southern Mauritania, central Mali, northern Burkina Faso, the extreme south of Algeria, Niger, the extreme north of Nigeria, central Chad, central and southern Sudan, the extreme north of South Sudan, Eritrea, Cameroon, Central African Republic and extreme north of Ethiopia.The Sahel zone on Wikipedia
  • The Horn of Africa is a peninsula in Northeast Africa. The area is the easternmost projection of the African continent. The Horn of Africa denotes the region containing the countries of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia.The Horn of Africa on Wikipedia
  • East Africa or Eastern Africa is the easterly region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics. In the United Nations Statistics Division scheme of geographic regions, 20 territories constitute Eastern Africa: Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Comoros, Mauritius, Seychelles, Réunion, Mayotte, Mozambique and Madagascar, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan.East(ern) Africa region on Wikipedia

Government, law, politics and elections

  • The Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa (ICLA) is a research institute located in the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria. The ICLA was established at the beginning of 2011. Drawing on the extensive networks that the Faculty has established over many years in Africa and beyond, the objective of the ICLA is to become a first port of call for those who wish to engage in legal research and legal reform in Africa involving comparative or international law at the advanced level. ICLA offers country reports in PDF format. Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa (ICLA)
  • The African Legal Information Institute (AfricanLII) is a project of the Democratic Governance and Rights Unit (DGRU) at the Department of Public Law, Faculty of Law, University of Cape Town. It was incubated at the Southern Africa Litigation Center (SALC). AfricanLII's main goal is to promote Free Access to Law and Open Justice in Africa. AfricanLii access to law
  • The World Legal Information Institute (WorldLII) is a free, independent and non-profit global legal research facility. WorldLII provides a single search facility for databases; the WorldLII Catalog provides links to over 15,000 law-related web sites in every country in the world. WorldLii legal information
  • UN ILO Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation.Intl. Labour Organization NATLEX database

Crisis, conflict, peacebuilding and security

  • This site has information provided by the Uppsala Conflict Data Program at Uppsala University on armed conflicts around the world.Uppsala conflict database
  • The UN peace agreements database is the online mediation support tool developed by the UN Department of Political Affairs. Intended for peacemaking professionals, it includes an extensive database of peace agreements, guidance material and information on the UN’s mediation support services.UN Peace agreements database
  • The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Established in 1966, SIPRI provides data, analysis and recommendations, based on open sources, to policymakers, researchers, media and the interested public.SIPRI databases
  • The UN Register of Conventional Arms (UNROCA) offers data about arms trade as reported by 170 countries. UN Register of Conventional Arms data
  • Offers full-text articles and information on the Swiss Peace foundation in various countries. Swiss Peace
  • A project of the International Peace Institute, the Elliott School at George Washington University, and the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect at the University of Queensland, Providing for Peacekeeping’s researchers network contributes up-to-date country profiles.Providing for Peacekeeping
  • The Mapping Arms Data (MAD) 1992-2014 visualization project is produced by PRIO and the Igarapé Institute. It represents an upgrade of the original global small arms, light weapons and ammunition visualization produced by Google as part of the Google Ideas INFO (Illicit Networks Forces in Opposition) Summit with support from the Igarapé Institute.Peace Research Institute Oslo Arms Data Mapping
  • Stratfor is a geopolitical intelligence platform that brings global events into valuable perspective. Worldview is the primary source for Stratfor’s published geopolitical analyses and forecasting. Stratfor Worldview
  • Genocide Watch exists to predict, prevent, stop, and punish genocide and other forms of mass murder. Genocide Watch
  • Food security analysis by the World Food Programme (WFP) Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping (VAM) programmeWFP Food Security Analysis

Development

  • A specialized organization with the mandate to support educational policy, planning and management, UNESCO International Institute of Education Planning (IIEP) develops the capacities of education actors to plan and manage their systems through its programmes of training, technical assistance, policy research and knowledge sharing.UNESCO International Institute of Education Planning (IIEP)
  • he Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF) is an African foundation, established in 2006 with one focus: the critical importance of governance and leadership in Africa. The Foundation, which is a non-grant making organisation, focuses on defining, assessing and enhancing governance and leadership in Africa. Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG)
  • In the field of foreign trade and development cooperation the Netherlands has a special relationship with certain countries. These are known as ‘focus countries’ when the relationship revolves around trade and ‘partner countries’ when it revolves around development cooperation. The Netherlands has 15 partner countries in total. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BZ) draws up Multi-Annual Strategic Plans setting out the details of development cooperation policy in each country.Multi Annual Strategic Plans - the Netherlands (in Dutch)
  • In the field of foreign trade and development cooperation the Netherlands has a special relationship with certain countries. These are known as ‘focus countries’ when the relationship revolves around trade and ‘partner countries’ when it revolves around development cooperation. The Netherlands has 15 partner countries in total. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BZ) draws up Multi-Annual Strategic Plans setting out the details of development cooperation policy in each country. Horn of Africa: Ethiopia and South-Sudan are partner countries. Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Multi Annual Strategic Plans - Horn of Africa (PDF) (in Dutch)
  • The Land Book presents comprehensive country and thematic pages with linked open data on land governance from diverse sources around the world.Landportal landbook
  • The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. The OECD provides a forum in which governments can work together to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems; works with governments to understand what drives economic, social and environmental change; measures productivity and global flows of trade and investment; and analyses and compares data to predict future trends. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.USAID
  • OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. It replaced SourceOECD in July 2010. OECD iLibrary also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF). OECD iLibrary
  • The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) is a leading independent think tank on international development and humanitarian issues. ODI works with partners in the public and private sectors, in both developing and developed countries. You may also want to use the website search function, or see: https://www.odi.org/our-work/sub-saharan-africa.Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
  • IGAD was created in 1996 to supersede the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development (IGADD), which was founded in 1986. IGAD's vision is to be the premier regional organization for achieving peace, prosperity and regional integration in the IGAD region. Its mission is to assist and complement the efforts of the Member States through increased cooperation to achieve: Food security and environmental protection; Promotion and maintenance of peace and security and humanitarian affairs; and Economic cooperation and integration.Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)

Other data and statistics

  • The DHS Program provides decision makers and program managers with the information necessary to plan, monitor and evaluate population, health, and nutrition programs.USAID Democratic and Health Surveys
  • Global Forest Watch offers the latest data, technology and tools that empower people everywhere to better protect forests. Global Forest Watch country profiles
  • The USGS annual reviews from the 'Minerals Yearbook Volume III: Area Reports-International-Africa and the Middle East' are designed to provide timely statistical data on mineral commodities in various countries. Each report includes sections on government policies and programs, environmental issues, trade and production data, industry structure and ownership, commodity sector developments, infrastructure, and a summary outlook.U.S. Geological Survey Minerals Information
  • The 2014 Environmental Performance Index is a joint project between the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy (YCELP) and the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) at Columbia University. The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) was born out of a recognition that environmental policymaking lacked scientific, quantitative rigor. Environmental Performance Index
  • Offers statistical information from Ethiopia’s consumer price database, the Ethiopian National Data Archive (ENADA), its indicator database and more. Central Stastistical Agency of Ethiopia (CSA)

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