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Industrial Parks Review in Ethiopia

Service line: Economic Development / Land, Transport and Infrastructure

Project: Technical Review and Monitoring of the Ethiopian Infrastructure Advisory Facility (EIAF): Review of the Industrial Parks Component

Funded by: UK Department for International Development (DFID)

Direct Client: Coffey

UrbanEmerge Consultant: Andreas Beavor

Dates: 10/2017 - 05/2019

UrbanEmerge is responsible for reviewing progress made by the Ethiopian Infrastructure Advisory Facility (led by McKinsey) on industrial park policy and management interventions, over the 4 years of the programme. Explored issues of supporting infrastructure of the parks, the PPP regulatory environment and investment by foreign entities (including Chinese companies), worker accommodation and how it links to wider urban areas, and linkages of parks to local economic growth and value chains. Carried out interviews in Ethiopia with Government and private sector representatives.

Also have a look at the blog entry on this project.