Enterprise Partners (EP) was a market system development programme in Ethiopia funded by the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (formerly DFID), implemented from 2013 – 2020.

EP concluded its implementation with high results in many of its targets. This website will remain active until the end of 2021 to share EP’s valuable knowledge and resources with stakeholders.

Please visit our resources page for the closing knowledge products.


Enterprise Partners 2013-2020


Practicing Ethiopia’s Green Strategy

Solid waste recycling ready for composting at a local factory in ZiwayBy Bezawit Eshetu, Green Growth Adviser, EPEthiopia has been addressing the agenda of climate change since the early 1990s. Beyond ratifying numerous global and regional environmental agreements and...

Can contract farming be a game changer for Ethiopian cotton?

By Tewodros Belachew, Senior Intervention Manager, EPI often imagine what it would be like for Ethiopia to increase cotton production to the level of its “largest untapped potential in the world.” With its 3 million hectares of land suitable for cotton cultivation, it...