Investment Opportunities in Mekelle, Tigray State, Ethiopia

Cannon, Bryant

Over the past two decades, Mekelle has experienced rapid growth as the capital of the Regional State of Tigray. Due to long-term business development plans aimed at creating optimal market conditions, the city has become the home for many industries, agro-processing companies and educational centers. With an educated work force and a significant manufacturing base, the city is poised for sustainable economic growth. This working paper is meant to alert investors to Mekelle's potential and to provide an overview of the investment conditions the city offers.

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Academic Units
Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
Millennium Cities Initiative
Millennium Cities Initiative and Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
MCI and VCC Working Paper Series on Investment in the Millennium Cities, 10/2009
Published Here
May 5, 2010