Ethiopia’s agricultural sector is expected to grow in the years ahead, thanks to development projects involving the World Bank, USAID, and the Ethiopian government. Derg and the end of the Ethiopian-Eritrean civil war in 1991, some improvements have been made in Ethiopia’s economy and investment in agriculture. <<952423888412854B98F03CE7E7091FD4>]>> Overcoming challenges Enhancing responsible agricultural investment is a complex and multidimensional task. x��V]k�H}7�?�Gi����=P endstream endobj 1004 0 obj <>stream GTP II focuses on ensuring rapid, sustainable, and broad-based growth by enhancing the productivity of the agriculture and manufacturing sectors, improving the … 0000000016 00000 n 0000001750 00000 n Plan for Accelerated Sustainable Development to Eradicate Poverty (PASDEP) 5 Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP) 6 Agricultural research development in Ethiopia 6 Methodology 7 Results 7 Agricultural Innovations in Ethiopia 7 Innovations in animal production 12 Innovations in natural resources management 13 Successes and failures of innovations 14 Agriculture Hotline Service 14 Agricultural … Investment in land is not conflict-neutral, and given the history of violent conflict and mutual destabilization in the Horn of Africa there is potential for localized political grievances to turn into wider regional conflict. Private Investments and Agriculture: The importance of integrating sustainability into planning and implementation Agriculture is often a significant source of livelihoods and food security for people in many countries. Implementation of CAADP was in line with the Plan for Accelerated and Sustained Development to End Poverty (PASDEP). a CAADP Compact. 0000003678 00000 n �BN\�j�b$B�j.`��]��|���Lh-_��6r����$Q� ByKK����W�Xq�?��,�:V�ٟ<9���h���y���%/��~��G1��h�i������ ���BN*�p�+�T��؋jL��ä������D�N�l#^boу�x�6�Aa�GR�E�m�1��5ds�K$��yd�C�2�73N����rmm�0�X�����C���B��` �o6 Rome/London, IIED/FAO/IFAD; Liversage. (Click on each title to view an executive summary of the case study). IFAD Occasional Paper, 2. Flagship initiatives and accomplishments within Ethiopian agriculture 1. The ATA’s Private Sector in Agriculture team, through support from USAID’s Investment Support Program and Dalberg Global Development Advisors, has developed detailed analyses on ten promising agribusiness investment opportunities summarized below. xڬTYLQ=3����l��F�RB�b�H�U4���P�hK b��qI�P+�� (� It is responsible for facilitating the implementation of new investment projects, providing After Care services for new and existing investments, as well as organizing investment promotion activities both locally and internationally. 2�ӓ����,����h��.��U�'Hc��c9�������8��]���*r!�]��DG��(H���}V�B��E���N�Q0�#�*���ٗ���O�����n%��$f�f�;�������-_��_l���7f�7���' 3 Ethiopia’s economy and the role of the agriculture sector. x���1 0ð4�)�h�F"`�/M�+f5�?��?��/� �^D Currently investment in agriculture sector is found to be more attractive and profitable in diverse sub-sectors ranging from food products, industrial raw materials to bio-fuel. Primarily through its investment promotion agency, Ethiopia has been encouraging business investment for decades.It uses incentives such as import, export and income tax reduction or exemption, and provides investors with access to land. Between 2005 and 2016, the Ethiopian Government leased about 2.4 million hectares of land for commercial agricultural investments to private domestic and foreign investors as a means of economic growth, food security and job creation. Agriculture in Ethiopia has experienced steady growth since 2004. Ethiopian Agriculture and Strategies for Growth. Responding to ‘Land Grabbing’ and Promoting Responsible Investment in Agriculture. The policy calls for an intensification of production and processing, necessary to feed the growing population and necessary for export. the question addressed by a Round Table held in Arusha, Tanzania in June 2009. Yet Ethiopia remained the largest recipient of FDI in East Africa, , with investments in petroleum refining, mineral extraction, real estate, manufacturing and renewable energy. 0000001550 00000 n Cases from Africa and Latin America. The use of the management support concept in agricultural extension (AE) is discussed, using the case of Ethiopia. 0000000650 00000 n Agricultural Innovators in Ethiopia Foreword The growth strategy of the government of Ethiopia emphasizes agricultural transformation. Ethiopa's Investment Commission (EIC) is mandated with promoting investments in Ethiopia. 17 Over the years, Ethiopia has recorded a trade deficit, owing to low import substitution. • It is endowed with large land size (8th largest country in Africa and 27th in the world) and huge proportion of arable land, diverse topography and agro-climatic zones, a long growing season, fertile soils and … 1. Though the overall trend is encouraging, both in terms of overall agricultural production and productivity, the sector suffers from major structural problems. 2010. This document has been produced with the financial assistance of the EuropeanUnion. 0000002222 00000 n xref $.' 0000001876 00000 n 0 1. der Juristischen und Wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg vorgelegt von Yonas Birmeta ADINEW aus Addis Abeba Halle (Saale), 2016 . Enter the email address you signed up with and we'll email you a reset link. The contents of this document are the sole responsibility of Misereor and Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union. Key words: Globalization, economic cooperation, south-south cooperation, Foreign Direct Investment, trade. This short summary is intended mainly for high-level policy-makers and advisors and examines the policy issues that came up at the meeting and the recommendations, as well as some practical proposals on how to deal with these issues. Ethiopia’s economy and the role of the agriculture sector 2. 994 0 obj <> endobj =���"��݆��+~�k@y� ��1�:s9�\c`.-���}�ʟ��f[6-םup��)�NU��Q���9�ȄI trailer It is also important to counter the risk of the investments having a Authors: Tom … �G�MNT�F�p��U�u��`�xʭ{a��t�uO�=�A Ō�*W��Q!Z� pG�t�ܖ�1-�S�w4��'�� %g��Xx5�n(��D��SQ>�F��0:"��Bj�\I�XH�R�B*Ǥ�1(��{:�ɯT�P�>���b=},[� 3. iur.) Ethiopia’s incentives to agribusiness investment require a serious rethink. Some of these crops include coffee, tea, and horticultural products. Most small farmers still “do not have access to important inputs and technologies such as fertilizers and improved seeds. 0000013776 00000 n 0000002815 00000 n ���� JFIF ` ` �� C You can download the paper by clicking the button above. However, in recent decades, investments have declined, which further increases the need for a discussion of how to increase investments in agriculture. China was the largest investor in 2019, accounting for 60% of newly approved FDI projects, with significant investment in manufacturing and services. Agriculture • Ethiopia is a conducive investment destination for commercial farming. January 2012; Journal of Peasant Studies 39(1):105-132; DOI: 10.1080/03066150.2011.652091. ‘Land grab’ as development strategy? Investment opportunities exist in the provision of advanced farming technologies that will lead to the production of high-value crops for export. Despite an average investment close to 13% of the total expenditure, Ethiopian agriculture Ethiopia’s vision of becoming a middle income country by 2025 is built around economic, social, and environmental pillars Ethiopian Investment Comission 9 1. 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The country’s total trade deficit reached US$12.8bn in 2017 and due to its investment driven approach to growth, this trade deficit is expected The political economy of agricultural investment in Ethiopia, 'Land to the foreigners..' paper, 2011 JACS. For example, a national survey in Ethiopia in 2012 found that youth (18–29 years of age) account for only 21% of rural land holdings, and only 3% of landholders are young women, even though Ethiopian land laws allow for equal land rights for women and men (Bezu and $*#(�ȗ�.�?�G"�!�~h4��6~{_&������f H�� L(��kj�AF��G8�b`��~@�*8���.�t����������%��߿�I����.�B���dq�NK ��P˔�NZoZ:h����������*����՛ kO�����|oC��M�ʐ�ە6�A堓��O&�*9�ih������8��wJc�XO/OW�浬;>�Պ����\Wmwj��uv���+�Bg� 0000038716 00000 n Frameworks, strategies, and plans for agricultural development 3. %PDF-1.5 %���� The aim, principles, organization, methods, planning and evaluation of AE are summarized. 0000004000 00000 n 994 17 0000071628 00000 n The Political Economy of Agricultural Investment in Ethiopia. The Agricultural Policy and Investment Framework was designed in order to operationalize it (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development [MoARD], 2010). Posted on September 19, 2019 by Toby Penrhys-Evans - APRA blog, FAC blog. startxref The many faces of land grabbing. Overview of economic, geographic, social, and political outlook. The current government plan to meet that objective is to attract foreign investors to develop lands. Lack of access to credit and market uncertainty 0000002580 00000 n 3 Investing in the agricultural sector of Ethiopia A guide for new investors Addis Ababa October 2008 . In order to steer these vast amounts of large-scale agricultural investments towards the envisaged benefits, it is crucial to monitor the The practice of AE in Ethiopia is described and an overview of the extension infrastructure is presented. Enabling business environment; policies and incentives. | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate Investment in agricultural mechanization in Africa. Agricultural investment and International land deals in Africa. The Role of Foreign Investment in Ethiopia's Smallholder-focused Agricultural Development Strategy. With the broad objectives of research in Ethiopia, the technological opportunities offered by research give agricultural research a central role in changing the livelihood of the people and supporting the Agricultural-Led Industrial Development (ALID) plan of Ethiopia. Agricultural development in the rural areas of Ethiopia can facilitate greater national food security and allow for an increase in agricultural exports. Incentivising investment. Ethiopia’s Agriculture Sector Policy and Investment Framework (2010–2020) External Mid-term Review Mafa Chipeta, Bezabih Emana, and Demese Chanyalew October 2015 Secretariat of the Government of Ethiopia/Development Partners Sector Working Group In contrast to previous government initiatives, Ethiopia’s Growth and Transformation Plan II (GTP II: 2015–2020) clearly promotes the commercialisation of the agricultural … }?�/o��`�;��A4���^Qi�c�N3�h�����x�\��`Q>�$Ѻ�����A���� �6Wx(��S���ٲ�涀�Kg�M� The Ethiopian government has set aside an area of land around the size of Belgium, 3 million hectares, available for lease. Ethiopia: commercial farming, investment and policy. Academia.edu no longer supports Internet Explorer. The Embassy of … However, progress is slow. 2 Presentation overview . 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The USAID Ethiopia Agriculture Knowledge, Learning, Documentation and Policy (AKLDP) Project gave financial support to undertake the evaluation and prepare this report. 2. On agriculture expenditure related metric, Ethiopia has dedicated an annual investment of about 14.7% of all government spending to the agriculture sector since 2003. 0000002398 00000 n 0000004997 00000 n To browse Academia.edu and the wider internet faster and more securely, please take a few seconds to upgrade your browser. �=8n`�"7�e��Q����(���޴e^-��������R���m]�]]�R����L��;5S����Ǐu��� ",#(7),01444'9=82. Indian agricultural investments in Ethiopia also need encouragement, support and critical follow-up so that the expected benefit would be insured. Currently, many factors impede responsible investment. 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