Hawassa September 24/2013 More than three million citizens have engaged in micro and small-scale enterprises sector during the first three years of the Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP) period, Urban Development and Construction Minister Mekuria Haile said.
In his report to the 6th regular meeting on the sector Mekuria said over three billion Birr loan was provided to the beneficiaries during the reported period.
The Minister said prime attention is given to support the micro and small-scale enterprises sector.
He said the Ministry has undertaken activities to provide technological support to the beneficiaries and build their capacity.
The beneficiaries are engaged in manufacturing, construction and urban agriculture, among others, Mekuria said.