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Women entrepreneurs to join leather sector

Last month Italy and Ethiopia signed an agreement to boost the skills of women entrepreneurs to join the leather industry.

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Figure: Italy and Ethiopia focus on supporting women to enter or grow in the leather sector, said the embassy of Italy in Addis Ababa.

The agreement, signed between ambassador of Italy to Ethiopia Arturo Luzzi and Ethiopian finance minister Yasmin Wohabrebbi.

They focus on supporting women to enter or grow in the leather sector, said the embassy of Italy in Addis Ababa.

The program aims at promoting entrepreneurial development and employment opportunities for women in the leather sector, enhancing entrepreneurial skills, and strengthening market linkages and networking opportunities, it said in a statement.

The two countries also signed another deal on building labor market intermediation that supports economic transformation in Ethiopia.

The overall objective of the project is to improve labor market outcomes for the rural population in the country by building effective public employment services, according to a report in an Ethiopian newspaper.

The project aims to establish pilot rural job centers in three regions of the country providing services to vulnerable job seekers.

With a budget of €1 million, the program aims to increase entrepreneurial development and employment opportunities for women in the leather sector, as well as increase entrepreneurial skills and strengthen market connectivity and networking opportunities.

Also, the two countries signed an agreement on building labor market mediation that supports economic transformation in Ethiopia.

With a grant of €4 million, the overall objective of the project is to improve the labor market outcomes for the rural population of the country by building effective employment services for the rural population.

In addition, the project aims to set up pilot rural job centers in three regions of the country to provide services to vulnerable job seekers.

 

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