Ethiopian women entrepreneurs: Going for growth

This report presents the conclusions and final set of recommendations based on outcomes from field research and a national conference organized by the ILO on women entrepreneurs in Ethiopia. In an effort to pinpoint the factors that facilitate or inhibit the growth of their businesses, the book presents the field research conducted with 123 women entrepreneurs from Addis Ababa and five other major cities, as well as indepth interviews with five other women entrepreneurs. Among other findings, the report reveals the issues of land title and lack of working premises are among the major barriers experienced by women entrepreneurs in establishing and growing their enterprises in this region. A sample survey as well as a list of recommendations are also included.