Ethiopia, Botswana to Cooperate in Small, Medium Scale IndustriesSeptember 3, 2017 - After visiting Ethiopian small and medium scale manufacturing industries, Reitumetse Aphiri, Executive Director for Investment Promotion at Botswana Investment and Trade Center, expressed desire to work in collaboration with Ethiopia in the development of small and medium scale manufacturing industries. Contrary to that, the Executive Director said that she has witnessed small and medium sized industries in Ethiopia have supplied products to local and global market. The Executive Director added that Ethiopia's accomplishment in the sector is exemplary to other African countries. She promised to learn from best practices of Ethiopia so as to encourage companies to engage in the sector and facilitate the situation for companies from Ethiopia to export their products to Botswana. Asfaw Abebe, Director General of the Ethiopian Federal Small and Medium Manufacturing Industries Development Agency, said on his part that it is possible for Africans to bring change through collaboration.
Source: Ethiopian News September 03, 2017 18:00 UTC