‘Dine for Ethiopia’ Projects to Unleash Ecotourism, Investment

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April 12/2021(ENA)   The ‘Dine for Ethiopia’ projects will offer the untapped opportunity for investments in ecotourism, agro-processing, and apparel manufacturing and food industries, according to Office of the Prime Minister.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced ‘Dine for Ethiopia’ Tourism Attraction Projects in Wench, Gorgora and Koysha located in Oromia, Amhara and SNNP regional states on August 14, 2020.

By February, 2021 Ethiopians from every corner helped mobilize 4.2 billion Birr to go towards these projects exceeding the initial target of 3 billion birr.

Prime Minister Abiy has also officially launched the start of the Koysha development project on February 21, 2021 and followed by Gorgora and Wenchi, all within a span of 4 weeks.

According to office of the Prime Minister, ‘Dine for Ethiopia’ projects will offer the untapped opportunity for investments in ecotourism, agro-processing, and apparel manufacturing and food industries.

Endowed with natural assets, culture and history, Koysha, Gorgora and Wenchi projects will also enable decent work, livelihoods and return on investments for all stakeholders.   

Through the facilitation of basic infrastructure, multidimensional investments centered on tourism, recreation and hospitality are expected to catalyze the local economies and create many job opportunities, the Office added.