The Ethiopian Economics Association in collaboration with FRIEDRICH EBERT STIFTUNG (FES) of Germany held the State of the Ethiopian Economy (SEE) book launching workshop on December 1st, 2022, at Inter Luxury hotel, Addis Ababa.
The theme of the book is “Land, Agriculture, and Finance in the Ethiopian Economy” presented in five chapters selected from among a number of research that the Association has undertaken over the last two years. The first chapter is about land and land related issue. The second chapter focuses on agricultural finance and insurance, and the third chapter deals with financial liberalization. The fourth chapter is about agriculture industry linkages. And the fifth chapter deals with gender and women economic empowerment. The book is expected to benefit policy makers, private sectors, academia and research, professional associations, and researchers. A total of 70 individuals and institutional representatives including the prime minister office, the house of people’s representatives, ministries, financial institutions, insurance companies, CSOs and NGOs, and EEA members, among others attended the event.
Professor Mengistu Ketema, the CEO of EEA has delivered a welcome address and opened the event. On the occasion, Prof. Mengistu briefed the participants on the major activities of EEA and also acknowledged FES for covering the cost of the workshop and publication of the book.