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Government Redirects SDGs’ Budget to Agro Parks

The government has decided to redirect all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) funds to finance the development of the agro parks that are set to be built in the Amhara, Oromia, Tigray and Southern Nations and Nationalities regional states. The amount of the redirected budget is 12 billion birr.

In addition to that, the development bank of Ethiopia lease financing scheme budget i.e. 41 billion birr which was designed to create access to finance for small and medium enterprises was also set aside for the development of the integrated agro parks.