Ethiopian Leather Development S.C

About Us

Ethiopian Leather Development Share Company

Ethiopian Leather Development SC (ELDSC) is a significant player in the Ethiopian leather industry. Let’s delve into some details:

  1. Purpose and Vision:
    • ELDSC aims to enhance the Ethiopian leather industry by building up the leather industrial sector with the highest manufacturing capability in Africa.
    • Their vision is to create a diversified, globally competitive, environmentally friendly industry capable of significantly improving the living standards of the Ethiopian people by the year 2025.
  2. Projects and Initiatives:
    • Ethiopian Highland Leather Project: This industrial project focuses on adding value to Ethiopian sheep leather, promoting exports from Ethiopia
    • African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA): ELDSC actively explores opportunities presented by AfCFTA. They consider strategies to position the Ethiopian leather industry for full exploitation of AfCFTA benefits
  3. Collaboration and Growth:
    • ELDSC collaborates with other stakeholders, including the Ethiopian Leather Industries Association (ELIA), to strengthen the industry.
    • Recent investments by foreign companies in Ethiopia-based factories are helping create jobs for millions of Ethiopians and transforming the leather sector
  4. Shared Goals:
    • ELDSC aligns with broader initiatives such as the Modjo Leather Industrial Park to create economic and decent employment opportunities, especially for young men and women.

Ethiopian Leather Development S.C


ELDSC support Environmental Sustainability?

ELDSC is committed to environmental sustainability in the Ethiopian leather industry. Here are some ways they contribute:


Eco-Friendly Practices:

  • ELDSC encourages environmentally responsible practices in leather production. This includes minimizing waste, reducing water usage, and adopting cleaner technologies.
  • They promote sustainable tanning methods that minimize chemical usage and pollution.

Resource Management:

  • ELDSC focuses on efficient resource utilization. They work to optimize raw material usage, energy consumption, and water management.
  • By implementing better practices, they reduce the environmental impact of leather processing.

Waste Reduction:

  • ELDSC actively seeks ways to reduce waste generated during leather production. This includes proper disposal of byproducts and recycling efforts.
  • They explore innovative solutions to turn leather scraps into useful products.

Collaboration and Awareness:

  • ELDSC collaborates with industry stakeholders, government bodies, and NGOs to raise awareness about environmental issues.
  • They participate in workshops, conferences, and initiatives that promote sustainable practices.

Certifications and Compliance:

  • ELDSC adheres to international standards and certifications related to environmental management.
  • They continuously improve their processes to meet or exceed environmental regulations.

In summary, ELDSC strives to balance economic growth with environmental stewardship, ensuring a sustainable future for the Ethiopian leather industry. 🌿