During the meeting presentations were made on the intervention areas of ALLPI and LIDI. In addition, both parties have identified and suggested possible future collaboration areas that will support the development of the Ethiopian leather sector without duplicating the efforts being undertaken by various stakeholders.
Finally, the Meeting was concluded with the consensus of having an umbrella Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will lead the two institutes to collaborate for the development of the Ethiopian Leather Sector. Furthermore, analysis is to be made to clearly setout the detailed activities and setup team of experts to refine the directions of collaboration.
LIDI is a government institute under the Ministry of Trade and Industry that works for the development of the Ethiopian Leather Sector.