Sugar Corporation building capacity of executives
Addis Ababa, August 3 (WIC) – The Ethiopian Sugar Corporation (ESC) said that building capacity of leaderships and executives is critical to successful attain the sugar development projects underway across the country.
The remark came here at a capacity building training organized for leaderships and experts drawn from the corporation, existing sugar factories and from the ongoing new sugar development projects.
The training underway at the Ethiopian Civil Service University since July 2, 2012 is focused on topics such as development, globalization and sugar development, Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP), and Kaizen management.
“Building capacity of executives is vital to attain the plan set to enhance the sugar development sector in the country,” Director General of the Ethiopian Sugar Corporation, Abay Tsehaye, said.
As stated within the Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP), Ethiopia plans raising sugar production in the country from the current around 300,000 tonnes which is produced from the existing 3 sugar factories to 2.3 million tonnes by building other ten factories.
The training would help trainees effectively discharge their responsibilities and address problems that encounter during the development of the new sugar factories, he said.
Some 140 people were trained in the first round and 220 people are now receiving similar training. The training will continue up to the lower level, he said.
Kaizen and IT Deputy Director General with ESC Mengist Ab Gebrekidan, on his part said the training would help the trainees to successful devise and implement their plan.
According to Mengist Ab, the training has created ample opportunities for the participants to conduct group discussions and share experiences among themselves.
The training will continue up to early October, 2012, it was noted.
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