Our partner countries

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Ethiopia is a landlocked country in the Horn of Africa with a population of over 120 million people.

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Ireland's work in Kenya is driven by a commitment to reach the furthest behind with a strong gender equality focus.

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Liberia is located on the west coast of Africa and is similar in size and population to Ireland.

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Malawi is a landlocked country in southeast Africa, approximately one and a half times the size of Ireland.

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Mozambique remains one of the world’s poorest countries, situated on the southeast coast of Africa. Eleven times the size of Ireland, more than half of its population of 32.1 million live in poverty.

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Ireland's development and humanitarian assistance to the Palestinian people is an integral part of Ireland’s contribution to the achievement of a just, enduring and stable peace in the Middle East.

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Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is an English-speaking country on the west coast of Africa. Similar in size to Ireland, it has a population of 8.8 million.

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South Africa

The Irish people have a long and strong connection with South Africa. We have a proud tradition of missionary and anti-apartheid support in the country.

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The United Republic of Tanzania is a vast country in East Africa, with a population of over 6 million. Ireland is supporting equality, climate action and sustainable food systems.

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The Republic of Uganda is a landlocked country in east Africa. It has a population of almost 50 million people, most of whom live in rural areas.

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Vietnam, in southeast Asia, has a population of over 97 million and an area four times the size of Ireland.

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Zambia is a landlocked country in southern Africa with a population of 18 million. Our work here focuses on gender equality, education, climate change and social protection.

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Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in southern Africa. Our development programme in Zimbabwe is managed by our Embassy in South Africa.


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