PROJECT LAUNCH

PROJECT LAUNCH
From left to right, UNIDO project manager Mr. Matteo Landi, UNIDO DG Mr. LI Yong, Director of Italian Agency for Development Cooperation Ms. Laura Frigenti, Ambassador of Austria to Ethiopia Dr. Andreas Melán and Ethiopia’s State Minister of Industry H.E. Dr. Mebrahtu Meles, at launch of youth and women entrepreneurship promotion project in Addis Ababa.

A new UNIDO project on youth and women entrepreneurship promotion officially launched on the sidelines of the Forum. Funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation and the Austrian Development Cooperation, the three-year project will be implemented within the framework of UNIDO’s Programme for Country Partnership for Ethiopia.

The project aims to increase job opportunities for women and youth by promoting entrepreneurship, in particular in the agro-processing, leather and textile sectors. Click here to read the full press release.