Ethiopia holds investment forum in Dubai to attract investors in agro-processing
Addis Ababa, March 17, 2022 (FBC) – A forum aimed to introduce opportunities in Ethiopia in Agro-processing to investors in the United Arab Emirates was held in Dubai on Wednesday.
Deputy Head of Ethiopian Investment Commission, Temesgen Tilahun, expounded on the efforts of the government of Ethiopia in expanding investment opportunities in agro-processing.
The Deputy Commissioner further mentioned industrial parks built to encourage investment in agro-processing, particularly industrial parks in Bulbula and Yirgalem.
He said the government has been encouraging private investment in agro-processing in line with the ideals of the homegrown economic reform process in the country.
A video was displayed to the audience describing investment opportunities, incentives, and related issues deemed informative for foreign investors who intend to engage in agro-processing in Ethiopia.
Investment Commission Deputy Commissioner, Temesgen Tilahun and Head of Ethiopian Industrial Parks Development Corporations, Sandokan Abebe, presided over a discussion addressing questions and comments forwarded by UAE businesspeople.
A similar forum was held yesterday in Dubai to promote investment opportunities and incentives for foreign investors who may intend to engage in the pharmaceutical and health sectors.