Ethiopia

August 20, 2021

Bridging the gap in Ethiopia’s Textile value chain using existing skills and traditions: SITA’s five ingredients for creating a self-sufficient Handloom unit

SITA identified the potential of Ethiopia’s existing skills and long tradition of handloom weaving to fill the gap in the domestic textile value chain. The knock-on effects are profound: the weavers are getting better livelihoods, and the subsector will create new meaningful employment opportunities to women and youth in rural areas.
August 9, 2021

Q&A: Meet Aida Tadesse, Founder of ethical fashion brand and beneficiary of SITA’s Mitreeki Fashion Incubator Programme

Aida Tadesse is an Ethiopian ‘mumpreneur’ who graduated from SITA’s Mitreeki Fashion Incubator program in January 2021. Having been trained and mentored on all aspects of running a successful business, Aida has recently launched her own line of conscious wear. Sixth months later, SITA caught up with Aida to capture her story and hear her reflections on Mitreeki.
February 22, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: 41 budding entrepreneurs graduate from SITA’s Mitreeki Fashion Incubator Programme, delivering their final presentation to a panel of buyers

41 budding entrepreneurs graduate from SITA’s Mitreeki Fashion Incubator Programme, delivering their final presentation to a panel of buyers
April 29, 2019

Indian pulses processors explore investment opportunities in East Africa

By Devika Jyothi SITA organised an investment promotion mission to East Africa  comprising four firms from India’s pulses sector from 2 to 9 March 2019. Apart […]