Modeled on and Fueled by the Chinese, Ethiopia Aspires to be Africa’s Manufacturing Hub


Built in nine months by a Chinese contractor Ethiopias biggest industrial park Hosts 18 companies from 11 countries

Somalilandsun-Drawing heavily on the China model, Ethiopia is expanding industrial parks in an effort to provide employment for a rapidly growing population.
The question is whether Ethiopia can increase the number of jobs fast enough to keep up with population growth and whether economic development also leads to democratization,queries  BBC’s Alastair Leithead in her piece titled “Can Ethiopia Be Africa’s Leading Manufacturing Hub?”