Webinar | Agricultural and Agro-processing Investment and Export Opportunities in Ethiopia

30 May 2022

Webinar: Agricultural and Agro-processing Investment and Export Opportunities in Ethiopia

 Thursday 16th June 2022 | 13:30 (London) | 15:30pm (Addis Ababa)

Online via Zoom

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Aim

To present Ethiopian agricultural and agro-processing opportunities to an international audience of investors in order to encourage inward investment and trade.

Objectives

  • To inform international agricultural and agro processing companies of the opportunities in Ethiopia.
  • To inform international agricultural and agro processing companies of the regulatory and legislative framework, incentives, and assistance available to companies considering operating in Ethiopia.
  • To encourage inward investment in the agricultural and agro-processing area.
  • To refresh the database of UK, Irish and international companies who may be interested in the Ethiopian agricultural and agro-processing opportunities

Programme (13:30 – 15:30 UK)  / (15:30 – 17:30 Addis)

13.30 Welcome and opening remarks:

  • 13.30 Welcome: Mr. Beyene Gebremeskel, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Ethiopia, London
  • 13.35 Opening Remarks: Colonel (Retd) Sandy Wade OBE JP, Associate Director Horn of Africa, Africa Advisory Partners

13.40 Keynote Speakers:

  • H.E. Mr. Teferi Melesse Desta, Ambassador of Ethiopia to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland

13.50 – 14.45 Session 1: Ethiopian agricultural and agro-processing sector market opportunities, challenges, and future prospects

  •  H.E Lelise Neme – Ethiopian Investment Commission Commissioner
  • Mr. Henok Asrat Marketing and Communication Department Head- Ethiopia Industrial Development Corporation
  • Mr. Mussie – Ministry of Trade and Regional Integration
  • Senior Directors -Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency
  • Mr. Ayalneh Abawa. Integrated agro-industry Park Development DirectorMinistry of Industry

Q&A (10 minutes)

14.45 – 15.20 Session 2: Practical advice and support for investors and exporters

  • TBC -Ethiopia Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations
  • Mr. David O’Halloran – Africa Juice
  • Mr. Christopher Morris – Director Africa Advisory Partners

Q&A (15 minutes)

15.20 Concluding remarks

  •  Mr. Beyene Gebremeskel, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Ethiopia, London



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