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Intervention:
Social Enterprise Ethiopia: Business Environment Reform for Social Enterprises

Name of the intervention: Social Enterprise Ethiopia: Business Environment Reform for Social Enterprises
Location: Ethiopia
Partner: Social Enterprise Ethiopia
Year: 2021

Output Area 1

Objective

In order to support social businesses in Ethiopia, Social Enterprise Ethiopia aims to enhance the National Enterprise Strategy of Ethiopia and its associated Plan of Action as well as its own capacity to pursue the mainstreaming of social enterprises into the National Enterprise Strategy.

Description

The ICR Facility supports Social Enterprise Ethiopia in the development of a set of criteria that further defines the nature of a social enterprise and in mainstreaming and incorporating a detailed cross-cutting component focused on social entrepreneurship and enterprises into the Action Plan for the National Enterprise Strategy. The support also includes the development of a framework for stakeholders to monitor and assess the policy documents and initiatives to ensure they are developed, endorsed, enacted, and implemented as intended, as well as trainings and support to Social Enterprise Ethiopia stakeholders and constituents on policy and public engagement targeted towards an improved National Enterprise Strategy.

Result

Social Enterprise Ethiopia and their stakeholders will have the necessary documents and plans that can be used to create a more inclusive and sustainable business environment. Furthermore, Social Enterprise Ethiopia and their stakeholders will have strengthened capacities to participate in policy development and advocacy and supporting social enterprises in Ethiopia. All these aspects will lead to an improved business environment for social enterprises in Ethiopia and contribute to creating more decent jobs for women, young people and vulnerable groups.

More information

Social Enterprise Ethiopia

Technical Assistance Factsheet

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