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Building integrated agro-food parks in Oromya, Amhara, SNNPR and Tigray.


Titre : Building integrated agro-food parks in Oromya, Amhara, SNNPR and Tigray.

Pays : Ethiopie
Date/Durée : Actual start 2021/08/02 Planned End2024/03/31

The proposed initiative is foreseen by the current Ethiopia-Italy Country Program 2017-19, under the priority area of intervention "Agroindustrial Development". It is in line with the Ethiopian 5-year development plan for 2016-2020, the Growth and Transformation Plan II (GTP II), the Home Grown Economic Reform and the Plan of Action for Job Creation 2020-25, that aim at the development of private sector and job creation. The project contributes to the governmental strategy of developing agro-industrial parks integrated in the rural areas of the country, and is in continuity with two other Italian initiatives : "Technical assistance for the creation of an agro-industrial park in Ethiopia" and "Inclusive and Sustainable Development of the agricultural value chain in Oromia and SNNPR”.

Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including through a focus on high-value added and labour-intensive sectors
Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services
By 2030, achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all women and men, including for young people and persons with disabilities, and equal pay for work of equal value
Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment
Promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and, by 2030, significantly raise industry’s share of employment and gross domestic product, in line with national circumstances, and double its share in least developed countries
Support domestic technology development, research and innovation in developing countries, including by ensuring a conducive policy environment for, inter alia, industrial diversification and value addition to commodities


Financement : AICS - Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development (Government)
Budget : € 2,000,000

Agenzia Italiana per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo (AICS)

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