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General Fund management

Start project:
  • 2019
  • European Commission
  • ICCO

The RESET Plus Innovation Fund is financed by EU- Horn of Africa trust fund and managed by ICCO Cooperation. The Fund aims to foster social innovation that enhances resilience-building in Ethiopia. Actions under this Innovation Fund are expected to influence existing systems by introducing and adopting new and appropriate methodologies, approaches, technologies and practices, in partnership with public and private stakeholders. The priority beneficiaries are women and youth.

Since 2012, the European Union has invested more than 200 million euros on different resilience building programs in Ethiopia. The EU RESET Program (Resilience Building Ethiopia) is funded by the Trust Fund for Africa. The Innovation Fund is one of the four components of RESET Plus Program and it is implemented by ICCO Cooperation.

Global objective: promote social innovation in the resilience-building sector in Ethiopia by providing financial support for innovation.
Specific objective: support both innovative initiatives and action researches through the establishment of an Innovation Fund.

Sustainable climate smart production systems.
Livelihood diversification related to agro-livestock business and value chains related to productivity and access to market.
Livelihood diversification related to proximity services to communities.
Transforming agricultural technology transfer and adoption • Rural job creation – self or waged employment.
Water supply development and sustainable management.
Long-term nutrition.
Disaster risk reduction techniques/approaches.
Sustainable natural resource management.
Demography – family planning.


Since the beginning of 2015, the Government of Ethiopia has been conducting assessments on food security and availability on ...

Project started:
  • 2016
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Bale lowlands DRR pilot Project

This project is jointly implemented by a consortium of 3 organisations: ICCO-EECMY-HUNDEE. This 1,5 year pilot will focus on trials ...

Project started:
  • 2018
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Program: Dairy Value Chain

As per the study conducted, dairy is selected as a priority commodity for its value chain development in ...

Project started:
  • 2018
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