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Demand-driven textile, garment development

Published on October 18, 2017

Ethiopia is the second most cotton producing nations in Africa in terms of more factory consumption. Since the last couple of years, Ethiopia has become an attractive and highly potential destination for cotton and textile investors.

In fact, the textile and garment manufacturing sector is one of the key industrial sectors, which is prioritized by the government and expected to contribute to the actualization of country's GTP II goals. In GTP II, the country has planned to increase cotton output from the land productivity level of 15 quintals/ha in 2015 to 28 quintals/ha in 2020. In the long-term, Ethiopia has set out to become self sufficient in lint cotton supply. Read more. Source | Ethiopian Herald