About RED & FS

The Rural Economic Development and Food Security Sector Working Group (RED&FS SWG) is the Government-Donor coordination platform for agriculture, natural resource management and food security. Its objective is to jointly review sector level implementation status and coordinate and harmonize efforts of various development partners supporting thematic areas under RED & FS. It was formally established in April 2008, and is composed of an Executive Committee and three Technical Committees (Agricultural Growth; Sustainable Land Management; and Disaster Risk Management and Food Security).

RED&FS Organizational Structure

This is one of the 14 sector working groups established under the Donor Assistance Group of Ethiopia. The SWG is chaired by H.E. Ato Tefera Derbew, Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, and co-chaired by Andrew Goodland of World Bank and Gary Robbins of USAID. The RED&SWG is assisted by a Secretariat whose main responsibility is to support the different RED&FS structures in delivering their work. It is composed of Dejene Abesha,Gary Wallace and Tigist Mesele .

Check the organizational structure here.

Official site of Ministry Of Agriculture for Ethiopia
Comprehensive Guide for Government of Ethiopia
EAP is a gateway to agricultural infor. relevant to development of Ethiopian agriculture.
DAG comprises bilateral and multilateral dev't agencies providing assistance to Ethiopia.
SLM aims at reduced land degradation and increased agriculture productivity in Ethiopian highlands.
DPPC aims at tackling disasters and ensuring that famine situations are addressed to  reduce people’s vulnerability to disasters.