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Currently PoCs have no right to work, own land, own business, own bank account, no financial services as well as no freedom of movement, however, the GoE has implemented legal measures to help adopt the CRRF. Central Ethiopia is home to 7 refugee camps with over 900,000 from 19 different countries. 67% of PoCs in the region have limited skills prohibiting them from income generating opportunities and PoCs sell over 20% of food aid to sustain themselves. Additionally, 87% of PoCs in the region are women and children. 43.7% of PoCs live in independent houses with 56.3% receiving housing assistance from the government/NGOs. The main challenges for PoCs would be lack of skills knowledge regarding agriculture, although 38.1% previously worked in agriculture so training in new agricultural technology can assist PoC access to employment. 73% of PoCs have food shortages with 32.6% of PoCs work in irregular employment and 25.6% are supported by NGO’s.