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humanitarian action


AFD is an Ethiopian residents’ charity that implements a program of drylands development in different parts of Ethiopia. The AFD program is generally aided at the attainment of food security and sustainable livelihoods at the grassroots level. To realize its objectives AFD implements programs in such thematic areas as building resilient livelihoods, water and natural resource development and capacity development for inclusive quality basic services. In delivering its programme, AFD works in partnership with all people and organizations of good will. Having visited our website, we hope that you will make our cause part of yours.

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Apr 19, 2019

AFD General Assembly

The 23rd General Asssembly of AFD was conducted on 30th March 2019.The General Assembly endorsed the annual report of the Board of Directors,the Secretoriate as well as the report of...

Feb 04, 2019

Congratulations AFD won Triple trophies

Congratulations, AFD has received a medal,cup and certificate at different level I.e. from Woreda to Federal level in bringing a tangible change in pastoralist community. This is the result of...

May 16, 2018

AFD has signed a project agreement with …

AFD has signed a project agreement with the CAFOD, SCIAF, Trocaire Joint Office in Ethiopia, for the implementation of a year long post-drought recovery project in the Dubluq woreda of...

May 16, 2018

AFD has signed a partnership agreement

AFD has signed a partnership agreement with Welthungerhilfe for the implementation of a project entitled Global Drought Resilience Project (ETH 1156). The project will be implemented in parts of the...


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Funding Partners

Over the years, AFD has developed partnership with various funding partners who value and share its vision of poverty eradication and the all rounded development of peripheral dryland communities. Our current funding partners include: