Ethiopia is a country endowed with abundant and diversified natural resources and diverse climate. It has also several agro-ecological zones and sub-zones, each with its own physical and biological potential. These and other factors make the country favorable for undertaking investment in various areas. The priority areas of investment that the Government most wants to attract foreign direct investment/FDI/ as well as domestic investment include:

  • Horticulture,
  • Floriculture,
  • Agro-processing,
  • Textile and garment and
  • Leather and leather products

Other areas of investment include agriculture and allied activities (livestock’s, fishery, forestry, etc), mining, cement tourism, grade I construction, services such as health and education, hydropower, etc. For further information read Investment_Guide.pdf or visit