Industrial Cooperation for Competitiveness and Economic Transformation

~The Preparatory Forum towards establishing Phase III of
the Policy Dialogue on Industrial Development in Ethiopia~

5th July, 2016
Hilton Hotel, Addis Ababa

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

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

Opening Remarks

Opening Remarks

H.E. Mr. Ahmed Abetew, Minister, Ministry of Industry

H.E. Mr. Kazuhiro Suzuki,
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan to Ethiopia

Mr. Kimiaki Jin, Chief Representative, JICA Ethiopia Office

Part I

9:20 – 9:35 Main points of GTP 2 (Macro policy)

Dr. Gebrehiwot Ageba, Director of Programs, Ethiopian Development Research Institute

9:35 – 10:50 Main points of GTP 2 (Industrial policy): Industrial policy; capacity building of domestic private sector
    Mr. Ahmed Nuru, Director, Policy & Program Study and Monitoring, Ministry of Industry

Attracting FDI, especially forcusing on export oriented manufacturing industry --the case of Hawassa Industrial Park

H.E. Mr. Fitsum Arega, Commissioner, Ethiopian Investment Commison

10:50 – 10:10 Floor Discussion Q and A
10:10 – 10:30 Coffee Break

Part II

10:30 – 12:00

Discussion on Ethiopia-Japan Action Plan for Industrial Development

Leading presentation:
     Prof. Kenichi Ohno, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
     JICA presents outline of future cooperation

12:20 – 12:30 Closing Remarks H.E. Mr. Newai Gebre-ab, Chief Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister
12:30 – 14:30 Reception congratulating H.E. Ato Newayechiristos Gebreab on his reception of the Order of the Rising Sun (hosted by Embassy of Japan)