Adoption date 02/04/2018

Leather Initiative for Sustainable Employment Creation (LISEC) in Ethiopia

The overall objective of the action is to create greater economic and decent employment opportunities, especially for young men and women through the development of the Ethiopian leather industry in Modjo.

Main objectives

The specific objectives/ components of the action are as follows: (i) Advanced economic competitiveness by strengthening the leather value chain; (ii) Environmental protection by facilitating financial investments towards the establishment of an eco-friendly leather district in Modjo; and, (iii) strengthened social cohesion by supporting economic and social development initiatives for women and youth living in Modjo area and enhanced industrial and labour relations in the MLC.

EUTF contribution

  • EUR 13 750 000




Nordic International Support Foundation (NIS)
EUR 2 957 636