The Fourth High Level Forum for the Phase II of Policy Dialogue
of Industrial Development in Ethiopia
July 30, 2013
Simien Salon of Sheraton Hotel, Addis Ababa

Chairperson: H.E. Mr. Newai Gebre-ab, Cheif Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister

8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 9:20 Opening
      Opening Remarks

      Opening Remarks

      Opening Remarks

H.E. Mr. Mekonnen Manyazewal, Minister, Commissioner, National Planning Commission

H.E. Mr. Hiroyuki Kishino, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan to Ethiopia

Mr. Mikiya Saito, Director, Private Sector Development Division, Industrial Development and Public Policy Department, JICA

9:20 – 9:40 Strategic FDI Promotion in Ethiopia - Lessons from Malaysia-

H.E. Mr. Sisay Gemechu
State Minister, Ministry of Industry

9:40 – 10:00 New Investment Law in Ethiopia and Lessons from Malaysia

Mr. Fitsum Arega
Director General, Ethiopian Investment Agency

10:10 – 10:40 Floor Discussion Q and A
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:20

FDI-based Technology Transfer
“JICA’s Experience in Domestic Private Sector Capacity Building in Indonesia”

Mr. Toru Homma
Senior Advisor of Private Sector Development, JICA

11:20 – 11:40 FDI-linked Technology Transfer – A Search for a Model Most Suitable for Ethiopia

Prof. Kenichi Ohno
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

11:40 – 12:20 Floor Discussion Q and A
12:20 – 12:30 Closing
       Closing Remarks
H.E. Mr. Newai Gebre-ab,
Cheif Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch at Buffet Restaurant