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Ethiopia’s Garment Factories Get $6.5 Million in Job Relief

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U.K., German and Ethiopian authorities have established a “landmark” $6.5-million vehicle to help safeguard thousands of jobs in the East African nation’s embattled garment and textile industry, buttress its economic recovery and preserve and position its manufacturing capacity for a post-Covid-19 future. The six-month Jobs Protection Facility fund, announced Thursday, brings together multiple collaborators from…

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