March 27 will mark the official launch of the Ethiopia Climate Innovation Center (ECIC), a new business hub designed to support local clean energy and climate technology ventures and create green jobs in the region.
A new series of assessment studies by infoDev analyzes challenges and opportunities offered by the development of Agribusiness Innovation Centers (AIC) in Ethiopia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Senegal and Nepal.
Addis Ababa University and infoDev signed today a $5 million grant agreement, officially unveiling a new Climate Innovation Center (CIC) in Ethiopia, slated to launch in 2014.
A vision to boost growth opportunities through the Ethiopia Climate Innovation Center’s Proof of Concept Competition
The Ethiopia Climate Innovation Center (ECIC) marks the start of its initiatives with a Proof of Concept competition announced on March 17, 2013
In a blog post for the World Bank Private Sector Development Blogroll, our very own Anthony Lambkin details the female entrepreneurial persective in Ethiopia that aims to help increase the presence of female-led innovation in various roles in all markets throughout the country.
Through local partner Precise Consult International, infoDev has launched a nationwide contest in Ethiopia to search for the next wave of innovations that can help curb climate change and create inclusive jobs.
On the occasion of the 102nd International Women's Day on March 8, 2013, we would like to highlight Dr. Mitslal Kifleyesus-Matschie's achievements and challenges in the field of women's empowerment through her creation of the for-profit social enterprise, Ecopia.
A poor enabling environment for entrepreneurs is one of the main obstacles to lift African agriculture, traditionally focused on commodities trading, into a flourishing agribusiness sector. New approaches should lead to a sector which sells its products to local and regional markets and has serious job creation potential.
In its continuing bid to channel global climate change innovation into sustainable, green growth opportunities for developing countries, infoDev's Climate Technology Program has launched the first phase of its Climate Innovation Center (CIC) in Ethiopia. The request for expressions of interest for firms that want to be involved in launching and managing the CIC in Ethiopia is now open.
infoDev's Climate Technology Program is proud to share its business plan for the launch of a Climate Innovation Center (CIC) in Ethiopia. The business plan is the result of an 8-month market analysis which engaged over 100 local stakeholders; it also leverages other infoDev initiatives in women's entrepreneurship and agribusiness.