Market Study of Ethiopian Apparel, Textile and Leather Manufacturing sector
Name of Client:
DAI Europe Ltd (Ethiopian)
Duration of assignment (months):
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Completion date (month/year):
21 November, 2015
22 January, 2015
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Narrative description of Project:
DAI Europe, together with its consortium partner First Consult; Enclude; and ITAD, is managing the DFID funded Enterprise Partners (EP) and Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Program (WEDP) which aim to support and transform the private sector and Ethiopia’s continued economic growth over the next few years. EP is following Making Market Work for the Poor approach and had two main pillars.
To achieve its target AIG is currently active in cotton inputs, manufacturing labour, veterinary services, and inputs for leather manufacturing market. In order to do that EP needed to analyse the overall apparel, textile and leather manufacturing market and through this study, look beyond the already taken intervention areas. Therefore, EP sought to contract Innovision to undertake a market study on Ethiopian Apparel, Textile and Leather manufacturing sectors.
The objectives of the study were:
Description of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment:
The market study of Apparel and Textile and Leather manufacturing followed similar research steps. There was a separate team for Apparel and Textile sector and Leather manufacturing sector and the team leader supported both the sector assessment teams. Each of the team comprised of one international and one national consultant. The research steps included: