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Olijira Kuma Addamo
 
First Name Olijira
Last Name Kuma Addamo
Institution/Company UNIDO
Position CLUSTER EXPERT
Country of Residence   Ethiopia
City of Residence Addis Ababa
Phone +251911969890
Website www.unido.org
E-mail oaddamo2012@gmail.com
Cluster Quote

Running and coordinating Edible oil cluster in Adama City, Ethiopia for
the three years, whereby he following resulted are achieved;
50 processors are networked,
improve the processing efficiency,
11 Informal processors became formal
processors linked to big/large processing factory,
processors linked to farmers cooperatives for input supply,
product quality maintained, quality certificate received,
processors access the high volume and high value market through
participating in Exhibitions,
Joint purchasing and selling has activities are started,
joint investment for establishing common facilities and relocating of
processors has been initiated, capital contribution from members,
and land secured from the government and the design work has
completed, the remaining are continued,

As a CDA of this particular cluster, I am master-mind of and/or the
facilitator of the above mentioned initiatives in the cluster.


In which languages could you support a CD project (proficiency level should be adequate so that you could also hold presentations and do trainings in this language)?
English,

In which countries have you worked on CD projects?
Ethiopia
Experience in the following areas ...
  StrongModerateLittle/None
Cluster twinning x
CSR in a cluster context x
Innovation in a cluster context x
Cluster based finance schemes x
Export Consortia development x
Monitoring & Evaluation of CD projects x
Gender issues a cluster context x
Poverty alleviation through CD x
Development of BDS in a cluster context x
Energy efficiency in clusters x
Cluster policy advisory x

Strong:
worked in min. 2 clusters on the respective issue and or drafted methodological texts on the subject
Moderate:
worked in/managed a project where the respective subject was an issue, but not directly implemented related activities
Have you ever worked as Cluster Development Agent (CDA)?
yes
Have you been trained specifically on the UNIDO CD approach?
yes
Have you ever been employed under a UNIDO cluster development project?
yes
How many clusters have you assisted as a CDA?
# 1
In which sectors have you worked on CD projects?
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Manufacturing of food products