Data for Development

The GTP treats population as a crosscutting priority and calls for harmonization of the rate of population growth and the capacity of the country for the development and rational utilization of natural resources.
The GTP has planned to build the M & E System supported by the National Statistical System (NSS) and committed itself to an agenda of results. To achieve this, there would be need for systematic measurement, monitoring and evaluation of the achievement of outputs, outcomes and the impact of development policies and plan targets.

The GTP treats population as a crosscutting priority and calls for harmonization of the rate of population growth and the capacity of the country for the development and rational utilization of natural resources.
The GTP has planned to build the M & E System supported by the National Statistical System (NSS) and committed itself to an agenda of results. To achieve this, there would be need for systematic measurement, monitoring and evaluation of the achievement of outputs, outcomes and the impact of development policies and plan targets.

UNFPA's Response and Support:

  • UNFPA is the lead agency in supporting Population and Development especially in the generation of gender disaggregated data and information on population and reproductive health and integration of population issues into development plans and policies.
  • The Fund is the lead agency in the management and support of the undertaking of Population and Housing Censuses and Demographic and Health Surveys in Ethiopia coordinating resource mobilization efforts. The Fund has extensively supported all the three Censuses and two Demographic and Health Surveys that have taken place in Ethiopia.
  • UNFPA has provided technical and financial support to the process of formulating a comprehensive

Population Plan of Action to ensure structured implementation of the National Population Policy:

  • Through technical and financial support to Government efforts, the Fund is contributing to data generation and the development of a comprehensive database for integrated population and development planning, monitoring and evaluation in Ethiopia within the framework of the National Statistical Development Strategy (NSDS).
  • The strengthening of the Health Management Information System is seen as a component of the overall National M&E system.