Ethiopia Prepares Plan to Modernize its Construction Sector

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Construction (MoC) has disclosed that it has prepared a plan to modernize Ethiopia’s Construction sector in the GTP II period.

The plan period is being consulted on with heads of regional bureaus and stakeholders.

The country’s Minister of Construction, Ambachew Mekonnen (PHD), at the consultation, said the plan is to tackle the hurdles the sector faces and make the construction sector competitive in Growth and Transformation Plan II (GTP II).

The stakeholders at the consultation discussed on performance and gaps seen in the GTP I period, as well as activities which would be performed in the coming years.

The major bottlenecks in the construction sector during the past years include limited capacity of contractors and consultants, use of outdated technologies, design problems and rent seeking behaviors.

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