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16 April 2021

Ethiopia’s textile sector battles against setbacks

Covid-19 and the war in Tigray could set back the Ethiopian government’s ambition to boost clothing exports to $30bn a year by 2030.

FSD Africa’s CEO Mark Napier talks to the African Business Magazine about the Ethiopia Job Protection Facility:

Textiles manufacturing is a significant source of employment – especially for women – a tax base for the country, inward investment from international partners and an opportunity to demonstrate investment. Donors can continue to play a role, especially in capacity building and improving working conditions.

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