For the past few weeks and months, ONE members have been on a mission to get the attention of decision makers all around the world. They’ve been creative, persuasive and above all, persistent. So did it make a difference?
As ONE members around the world well know, we’ve been building up to this week for a very long time. It might not have pricked the consciousness of the wider public, but for activists fighting to end extreme poverty, the Third Financing for Development conference in Addis Ababa is a very big deal. So what's the verdict?
Yesterday, I attended the launch of a new global partnership that aims support developing countries to improve maternal and child health. The Global Financing Facility (GFF) was announced at the Financing for Development Conference here in Addis Ababa.
Our Poverty is Sexist campaign makes it clear that girls and women are hit hardest by poverty, and millions are being denied the chance to reach their full potential. The answer? Well, it’s complicated. And massive. But completely do-able.
Wherever we live in the world, our agriculture, food, family celebrations and our culture are what binds us to our countries. Within the African continent, there's a huge diversity of food culture. We asked our Africa team, who are made up of many African nationalities, to share their favourite foods.
With the African Union Year of Agriculture and Food Security in full swing, ONE today is releasing a joint report with the World Bank’s Gender Innovation Lab aimed at sparking policy change on a formidable barrier holding back Africa’s agricultural transformation - a wide and pervasive gender gap.
Last week, we launched our pan-African campaign DO AGRIC at the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa. We were joined by popular Nigerian music artist D’banj, the African Union Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Economy H.E Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Agriculture from Mali, Benin and Niger, far
German photojournalist Mario Gerth has captured the incredible, dramatic landscape of northern Ethiopia in this collection of stunning black and white images. It includes shots taken in the Simien Mountains and the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. Mario trekked more than 350 miles by foot and donkey through one of the Africa&......
Addis Ababa skyline. Photo credit: Dean Shu, Flickr ONE’s Board has just returned from Ethiopia, where we held our biannual meeting. I’d never been to Africa’s second-most populous nation before, and spent a week fascinated by all that I saw and heard. The progress Ethiopia has made in poverty and health indicators has......
On 8 November, Bono presented the ONE Africa Award, which each year honours an African civil society organisation, before an audience of media leaders and journalist at the conclusion of the African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa. Incredibly I’ve been coming to Ethiopia for more than half my life. I say “incredibl......