Challenges and Opportunities Facing Youth Entrepreneurs in Ethiopia: A Review Paper

Sintayehu Shibru


The objective of this article is to review the challenges and opportunities facing youth entrepreneurs in Ethiopia and make suggestions that will help in solving some of these problems and enhance the participation of youth women and men entrepreneurs within their own country and global marketplace as required. The paper also highlights opportunities for growth and profitability in the national as well as global marketplace for these entrepreneurs. Understanding the challenges and difficulties faced by entrepreneurs in Ethiopia will be important if Ethiopian government is to come up with policies which will stop their small businesses from being swept away by rapid changes taking place in today's global economy. The article concludes with recommendations for addressing these challenges and enhancing the competitive ability of youth Ethiopian entrepreneurs.

Keywords: competitive ability, profitability, youth entrepreneurs

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