UN Resident Coordinator in China visits Ethiopia

RC UNDP RR China Visit to EthiopiaMr. Nicholas Rosellini and Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa-Onochie visiting Bole Lemi Industrial Park.

UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in China, Mr. Nicholas Rosellini, made a two-day official visit to Ethiopia. Mr. Rosellini’s visit focused on exploring areas of South-South and Trilateral Cooperation.


During the visit, Mr. Rosellini met with senior government officials and UN Ethiopia Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Ms. Ahunna Eziakonwa-Onochie, as well as Heads of UN Agencies in Ethiopia.


Accompanied by senior government officials of the country, Mr. Rosellini and Ms. Eziakonwa-Onochie also visited Sebeta National Biogas Project and Bole Lemi Industrial Park Development Program.


The National Biogas Project aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by promoting the use of renewable energy among rural household appliances for cooking, lighting heating and productive uses.


UNDP Ethiopia supports the Government in the development of sustainable inclusive agro-industrial parks. The Bole Lemi Industrial Park served as an example in the setup and development of the Hawassa Industrial Park. Currently, the park has more than 13,000 employees in the textile and shoe factories.