Sustainable Economic Development

  • Through this project UNDP provides institutional capacity building for the Ministry of Agriculture and the Agricultural Transformation Agency who are undertaking substantive and transformative intervention measures that are aimed at enhancing agricultural productivity and ensuring food security.

  • The Enhanced Economic Growth project focuses on supporting Ethiopia's Economic Growth Corridors (EGC), including the preparation of a national framework and strategy; detailed study of an EGC; strengthening the capacity of EGC institutions at both federal and regional levels; and detailing investment and agro-industrial plan for the EGCs that would promote public-private partnerships.

  • This project seeks to provide catalytic support towards strengthening the national capacity for enterprise development in the area of the industrial sector. The project’s key interventions include making industrial sector wide advice available; formulating policy, strategies and solutions for enhanced growth in the manufacturing sector; building the institutional capacity of the Ministry of Industry and selected institutions; and promotion of investment in the industrial sector.

  • UNDP’s Private Sector Development project helps to strengthen the capacity of the Ethiopian private sector through interventions that include enhancing public-private dialogue, institutional strengthening of the chambers and women entrepreneurs, as well as the leather industry.

  • The Joint Programme on Harnessing Diversity for Sustainable Development and Social Change helps to further develop Ethiopia's ongoing efforts to alleviate poverty through harnessing the immense potential of the cultural as well as the natural diversity of Ethiopia towards sustaining the Country’s development and social progress.

  • The Local Economic Development (LED) project supports the Government of Ethiopia seeks to strengthen public-private partnerships at regional and local levels in order to stimulate investments, generate employment and create an enabling environment for private sector and entrepreneurial development.

  • The Entrepreneurship Development Programme seeks to bring about a transformational change and unleash the growth potential of MSEs through entrepreneurial and business management skills training and provision of comprehensive business advisory services. The project also focuses on strengthening of business capacity of existing medium and small enterprises.

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