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Research Project Decent Work and GVC-based Industrialization in Ethiopia

Project Duration: 02/01/2020 - 12/31/2025
Textile workers in a large industrial hall in Ethiopia


Lindsay Whitfield publishes research on Ethiopia's apparel export sector



Danida Fellowship Centre has supported the project with a DKK 10.3 million grant under the project name: Decent Work and Inclusive Industrialization in Ethiopia. Danida is the term used for Denmark’s development cooperation, which is an area of activity under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.


Lindsay Whitfield - portræt

Research programme on inclusive growth in the Ethiopian apparel export sector receives approximately 10 million DKK

The research programme ’Decent Work and GVC-based Industrialization in Ethiopia’, which is led by professor (MSO) Lindsay Whitfield from Roskilde University, has received the grant from Danida.

Sweatshirts on hangers

Ethiopia is unique in a varied economic landscape in Africa

Ethiopia has particularly good prospects for economic growth in an Africa, where the image is more nuanced than it was previously described, says Associate Professor Lindsay Whitfield.

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More information

Find additional information about the project: Decent Work and GVC-based Industrialization in Ethiopia (EthApparel):

Project site at Roskilde University Research Portal



Lindsay Whitfield
Professor (mso)
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