Mr. Mihretu, a well versed energetic motivator, made a lively presentation filled with perfectly fitting anecdotes. The audiences were lost for words of appreciation for the presenter and the manner of presentation. The audience applauded the presenter many times. Those who attended the session have suggested that ASTU shall keep up organizing more inspirational sessions for all its community.
ADAMA SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY
OFFICE OF VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER
PROCEEDINGS OF GLOBELICS CONFERENCE & VALUE CHAIN TRAINING
ADAMA JUNE 2015
Strategies for industrialization: Combining the Global Value Chain
and the Innovation System Perspective
The structure of the paper is as follows:
1. High growth but unsatisfactory structural transformation in Africa.
2. Ethiopia’s ambitious plan for becoming an industrial economy.
3. How can innovation and industrial policy transform growth into inclusive
4. Combining integration of global value chains with building strong national