Implementing Kaizen to improve productivity in Ethiopia
Ethiopia is currently building what will be the largest hydroelectric power plant on the African continent once complete. The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will be the 7th largest dam in the world and ties in seamlessly with Ethiopia’s grand plans to transform the country into a middle income economy by 2025.
With a population of over 100 million people, Ethiopia has seen an impressive GDP growth rate of between 8% and 10% and is currently recorded as the fastest growing economy on the continent. Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has indicated that Ethiopia wants to "shift from being a developmental state to a middle income economy" by 2025.
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