Jack Ma, the co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group, is coming to Ethiopia. According to sources, he is to lead a large business delegation and will be arriving in the capital tomorrow afternoon.
Currently, 70 percent of malt is imported annually, leaving the beer industry short of supply. The malt maker will source its barely entirely from local farmers and 80 percent of the barley producers will be smallholder farmers.
Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC) has begun a project to implement an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to support its various business activities. The project was inaugurated on Friday at skylight hotel.