DTIS
2003
DTIS update
N/A
WTO accession
Ongoing

With the help of local stakeholders and development partners, the EIF is supporting Ethiopia in incorporating trade into the Growth and Transformation Plan. The purpose of mainstreaming trade into the national development strategy is to strength Ethiopia's participation in global and regional markets.

MOU
07/10/14
Budget
900'000
End date
06/10/17

The second phase of the Growth and Transformation Plan will run from 2016 to 2020 and identifies the following three goals:

    1. Ensuring the building of Change Forces of the Trade Sector and Improving Execution capacity;
    2. Establishing a Modern and Fair Trading System; and
    3. Enhancing foreign currency earnings through strengthening modern market promotion and linkage system.

    This project will help achieve these objectives and facilitate the country's efforts in poverty reduction and sustainable development.

    Results:

    • The EIF National Implementation Unit Project Coordinator, the Secretary/Administrative Assistant, and the Account Officer, were hired in May 2015. Training on Monitoring and Evaluation was held in Geneva.
    • An awareness raising workshop was held in the city of Bahir Dar for most stakeholders including regional trade and industry bureau heads, as well as representatives from chambers and trade sectoral associations. 
    • Window II Project Brief: Support to the establishment of an internationally recognized conformity assessment to enhance trade competitiveness

      English
    • Window II Project Brief: Enhancement of Trade Negotiation Capacity

      English
    • Window II Project Brief: Institutional Support for MTI & CC

      English
    • Ethiopia Diagnostic Trade Integration Study Volume 2 2004

      English
    • Ethiopia Diagnostic Trade Integration Study Volume 1 2004

      English
    • Ethiopia Detailed Action Plan for the prioritized DTIS recommendations, 2004

      English
    • Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (2005-2009)

      English
    • Ethiopia Annual Progress Report 2013

      English

    Yishak Tekaligne TAYE
    Director, Bilateral and Regional Trade Relation and Negotiation Directorate Focal Point to EIF Ministry of Trade Addis Ababa
    isaacisak@gmail.com

    Mussie MINDAYE
    Multilateral Trade Relation and Negotiation Director Trade Relation and Negotiation Directorate General Ministry of Trade Addis Ababa
    mindaye.mussie@gmail.com

    Murjan Tekle METAFERIA
    Policy Division Head Policy and Law Ministry of Transport Addis Ababa
    murjant7@gmail.com

    Tewodros DERBEW YIMAM
    Coordinator Tourist Facilities Competence and Grading Directorate Ministry of Culture and Tourism Addis Ababa
    tedogreat2@yahoo.com

    Foziya Mushaga NASSIR
    Project Preparation M&E Senior Expert Planning and Programming Directorate Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources Addis Ababa
    foziyamus_am@yahoo.com

    Ephraim ZEWDIE
    Donor Facilitator, Delegation of the European Union to Ethiopia
    Ephraim.ZEWDIE@eeas.europa.eu

    Nuredin Mohammed
    EIF Ethiopia NIU Coordinator
    menur7@yahoo.com

    Mark Pearson
    Consultant to the Government of Ethiopia
    mark@markpearson.org