Even though Ethiopia is considered a LEDC (Least Economically Developed Country) that is fighting extreme poverty, it has achieved commendable development results over the past years. However “About 29 per cent of the population lives below the national poverty line. Ethiopia ranks 174th out of 187 countries on the United Nations Development Program's human development index, and average per capita incomes are less than half the current sub-Saharan average” (Rur...
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...on providing water to camps and communities in Ethiopia, works on decreasing blindness caused by a common disease in Ethiopia called iBlindness and puts effort in sight restoration.
In conclusion, one has to say that poverty is something an undeveloped country could fall into easily, however would have a difficult time coming out of. The main cause of Ethiopia’s poverty is it’s extractive political and economical institutions. If there is a chance for Ethiopia to become a more developed country with less poverty, then it has to find realistic and efficient solutions for the problems, and changes the system of the institutions to create a working incentive to the people. However if Ethiopia continues walking down the road of improvement, it will experience great results in it’s future and might actually become a MEDC (more economically developed country) some day.
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