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Oct 5

First International Agro-industry Investment Forum

First International Agro-industry Investment Forum

Event Overview

From 5 to 7 October 2016, His Excellency, Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia will host the first International Agro-Industry Investment Forum in Addis Ababa. The event is co-organised by the Government of Ethiopia and UNIDO. The high-level investment forum will feature participants from the public and private sector, including representatives of the Ethiopian Government, current investors, international financial institutions, domestic enterprises, international organizations and industry associations. Michael Hailu, Director of CTA, will represent the Centre at the Forum.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


  • Hailu, Michael

    Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)



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