• The fastest growing economy in Africa and 4th in the world (IMF 2018)
  • 3% GDP growth per year from 2005/06 to 2015/16 (World Bank)
  • Forecast of real GDP growth 8.5% in 2018 (IMF)
  • Ethiopia is the largest economy in East and Central Africa
  • Ethiopia aims to achieve middle income status by 2025

Opportunities in the Livestock Sector

  • Ethiopia has the largest Livestock resources in Africa and 10th in the world:
  • There are opportunities to manufacture livestock products for both local and export markets.
  • Milk production is expected to increases from 167 million liters in 2014/15 to 1490 million liters by 2020, an increase of 793%. (MoA)
  • Targets for Red meat production to reach 1,933,000 tons and chicken meat production to 164,000 in the year 2020

Ethiopia’s Main Livestock Products

  • Beef and Veal
  • Sheep Meat
  • Poultry meet
  • Cow Milk


  • 102.6 million (world Bank 2016)
  • 2nd Largest population in Africa
  • 12th largest population in the world
  • Most populous landlocked country in the world


Trade agreements  

  • Ethiopia is member of Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  • Ethiopia is one of the 44 countries in Africa that signed continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)
  • Ethiopia has signed Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs):with 30 countries and Double Taxation Avoidance Treaties (DTTs): with12 countries
  • Ethiopia is using the opportunity of Generalized System Preferences (GSP), AGOA (African Growth and Opportunity Act) and everything but Arms (EBA)

Diplomatic Relations

  • Ethiopia is the 3rd diplomatic a seat for African Union, United Nations Economic Commissions for Africa (UNECA) with its 20 agencies and the Pana African Chamber of Commerce and Industries (PACCI)
  • Ethiopia hosts more than 112 diplomatic mission in Addis Ababa

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Thursday, October 29: 10:00am – 06:00pm
Friday, October 30:       10:00am – 06:00pm
Saturday, October 31:  10:00am – 04:00pm

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Prana Events is a full-service event management, marketing and consulting firm based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The company is established with an aim to support the event industry with Knowledge, technology and solutions .

Under the strong leadership of the founder and Managing Director - Mr. Nebeyu Lemma, who has a decade of expertise in managing international trade fairs and conferences, the company is staffed with young, hardworking and creative professionals that have high value and talent for their appointed position...Learn More