How Ethiopia is leading the way in country ownership

Ethiopian foreign affairs minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Sign up or upgrade the become an Executive Member to view the full interview.

When it comes to country ownership of development programs, Ethiopia is definitely a trailblazer.

Through its strong resolve and frank discussions with donors, the East African country has been shaking up the traditional donor-recipient aid dynamic — pushing it to evolve toward a more equal partnership.

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