EDRI Research Report 17: An Institutional Assessment of the Cotton and Sugarcane Commodities in Ethiopia: The Climate Change Perspective

Abstract

Ethiopia’s vision is to become a middle income economy by 2025 by achieving an average annual economic growth of 10% through building a modern and productive agricultural sector, strengthening the industrial base and growing exports. However, evidences show that the country is most vulnerable to CC impacts. As a result, it envisaged to achieve its vision through economic growth that is resilient to CC and in line with the global shift towards low carbon society that results in no increase in emissions. Towards this, it has launched the green economy strategy in 2011 (EPA, 211).