The French embassy’s support for local NGOs recipients of the FSD fund
On March 17, 2011 the co-operation and cultural affairs Department of the French Embassy brought together in Addis-Abeba about thirty local NGOs that are recipients of the FSD .fund
During the meeting, Ambassador Jean-Christophe BELLIARD welcomed the effort and contribution made by these NGOs in the fight against poverty and the work done by the government to achieve the Millenium Development Goals.
The purpose of the meeting was mainly to exchange experiences and good practices. Plenary discussions focused on cross-cutting issues such as gender ,the environment, and economic emancipation enriched this day and licence to draw from the recommendations for the implementation by the projects from the Funds of a company from Development. Since 2000, with 2,5 M€ of withdrawal, the FSD supported more than 100 local projects in Ethiopia.