Social workforce capacity development for local government in Ethiopia

The EU-SPS programme supported the Government of Ethiopia in developing its labour and social service workforce. In addition to the social work pilot in Amhara EU-SPS and Finland supported the following activities:

  • regional and inter-ministerial assessment of the existing social services workforce
  • an identification of the various social work occupations to be standardized
  • consultations on the priorities of social work-force training
  • an evaluation of the capacity of training and cer-tifying institutions for lower level jobsThe Amha-ra pilot helps regional authorities improve social protection in selected villages and districts.