UNIDO - Cluster Development - Expert Network
Olijira Kuma Addamo
Country of Residence
City of Residence
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)?
In which countries have you worked on CD projects?
Experience in the following areas ...
CSR in a cluster context
Innovation in a cluster context
Cluster based finance schemes
Export Consortia development
Monitoring & Evaluation of CD projects
Gender issues a cluster context
Poverty alleviation through CD
Development of BDS in a cluster context
Energy efficiency in clusters
Cluster policy advisory
worked in min. 2 clusters on the respective issue and or drafted methodological texts on the subject
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)?
Have you been trained specifically on the UNIDO CD approach?
Have you ever been employed under a UNIDO cluster development project?
How many clusters have you assisted as a CDA?
In which sectors have you worked on CD projects?
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Manufacturing of food products