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Ethiopia is strategic in identifying FDI. FDI should be productive and targeted on manufacturing. It should also seek to build domestic capabilities. A new center for building Covid-19 kits has been commissioned. In the long term it will also be used for other diseases

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Lindsay Whitfield sees 2 risk of political capture for industrial policy (i)funds intended for one use being diverted to another (ii) funds used for the correct purpose but there are no reciprocal control mechanisms in place. Clear statements on what needs to be achieved are key.

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Arkebe Oqubay on short term responses to covid-19. Ethiopia did not wait for donors and started dialogue with industrial park owners, reduced transport fees and led export firms to serve local market needs. The goal was to continue production and not lay off workers. #PEGNet2020