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Gada special economic zone(GadaSEZ)

A Comprehensive Gada Special economic zone (gadasez)

The National Regional State Government of Oromia has established Gada Special Economic Zone by Proclamation No. 226/2012 over 23,656 Ha of land, situated in between Adama and Modjo towns.

GadaSEZ is comprehensive and contains within itself multiple functions of all sectors and works and includes: Free Trade Zone, Industrial Park, Free port Zone, Information Communication Technology Park, Science and Technology Park, Agro-Processing and Urban Farming Zone, Tourism and Recreation Zone, Trade Service Park, Livestock Products Zone, Residing Areas of Residents, Administrative Bodies of the Zone, Health Services, Education and other Social Services, Transport Service and Other Activities Related to the Objective of the Zone.

Investment Opportunity on Gada special economic zone (Gadasez)

GSEZA is endeavoring to establish Economic Zones in potential areas of the country with a view to encouraging rapid economic development through diversification of industries and augmentation of employment, production and export. With that target, GSEZA has till now got approval to establish many economic zones. Feasibility studies, land acquisition and identifying area specific social and environmental initiatives are underway for gadasez.

Investment Opportunities of GadaSEZ

  • The site, is accessible to high Physical infrastructure
  • Addis – Adama and Mojo – Hawasa Expressway
    • Sebeta – Djibuti Railway
    • Addis – Djibouti and Addis – Moyale highway
  • Location advantage on the main trade root of the country
  • Existence of high productive age group in the project area
  • Site proximity to the national & the international market center (Addis Ababa)
  • Existence of Koka Lake at part of the project site to be used as recreation facility for  future utilization
  • The location of the site is in between two big urban centers of the region (Adama and Modjo)
  • Existence of construction material potential in and near by the project site e.g. Masonry, Stone, Concrete Sand and pumice

Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia and Oromia National State President Visits Gada Special Economic Zone (GadaSEZ)

Ambassador of China to Ethiopia Zhao Zhiyuan along with President of the Oromia National State, Shimelis Abdisa and other high officials visited GadaSEZ in Oromia Regional State on November 05, 2021. On the occasion, the inauguration of the newly developed GadaSEZ business-focused commercial website that developed by ASTU ICT experts was also held.

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