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Description

 
On the 22nd of March, NABC in cooperation with the Ethiopian Embassy to the Benelux, the Baltic Countries and the EU, NABC will organise a seminar on Doing Business in Ethiopia. At the same time, there will be a high-level delegation from Ethiopia visiting the Netherlands. Therefore, besides the Ethiopian Ambassador H.E. Teshome Toga, the seminar will also be attended by the Special Advisor to the Prime Minister and representatives of the Ethiopian Investment Commission. 
 
The aim of this event will be to inform Dutch companies on the current state of affairs in Ethiopia and attracting companies in specific sectors: oilseeds, vegetable seeds, dairy, poultry, spices, textiles and logistics, and construction. Cross-cutting themes within all sectors are agro-processing and agro-logistics.
Dutch companies engaged in the manufacturing of leather and leather products, sugar and related, chemical, pharmaceuticals industry and medical devices and metal and engineering are invited to participate as this is an opportunity for you to explore these priority areas in the manufacturing sector.

The event will be hosted in Amsterdam on the morning of the 22nd of March. 

Please email or call Anitra van Kraan : anitra.vanderkraan@nabc.nl +31 (0) 657880732 for more information

 

 

 

 

 

Programme

8.45- 9.00    Registration
9.00- 9.15    Word of welcome by Irene Visser, NABC

                    Word of welcome by the Host

                    Welcoming the delegation by H.E. Teshome Toga, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ethiopia to the Benelux, Baltic Countries and the EU.

9.15-10.00    Status update Ethiopia:

- H.E. Dr. Arkebe Oqubay Metiku, Senior Government Minister and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia on the political situation
- Mr. Ato Fitsum Arega, Commissioner- Ethiopian Investment Commission on the developments in Ethiopia (situation on the ground)

10.00-10.30     Q&A

10.30-11.00    Presentations from the Dutch Private Sector in Ethiopia

11.00-12.00    Network meetings +  One-on-one meetings with Dr. Arkebe & Ato Fitsum

        based on registration prior to the event.

 
 

Factsheet

Members of the Ethiopian delegation that will be present: 

  1. The Senior government Minister and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia

  2. The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ethiopia to the Benelux, Baltic States, and the EU

  3. The Commissioner, Ethiopian Investment Commission

  4. The Deputy Commissioner, Ethiopian Investment Commission

  5. The Director of Horticulture and Agriculture Authority

  6. The Executive Director, Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA)

  7. The Commissioner, Amhara Regional State Investment Commission

  8. The Minister Counsellor I, Ethiopian Embassy, Brussels

  9. The 2nd Secretary, Ethiopian Embassy, Brussels

Event details

Doing Business in Ethiopia
From March 22, 2017
Till March 22, 2017
MultiSector
NABC events
Seminar
Amsterdam , Netherlands
anitra.vanderkraan@nabc.nl