Oslo: Business breakfast on Ethiopia

Breakfast meeting

NHO - Middelthuns gate 27, 0368 Oslo, Norge


NABA welcome members and other interested companies to a business breakfast update on Ethiopia, where we will also share information about a Norwegian Investment Mission going to Addis Ababa 23rd to 26th of October.



Kjetil Tronvoll

Kjetil Tronvoll is the Director of Oslo Analytica, as well as Professor and Research Director of Peace and Conflict studies at Bjorknes Univesity College. Tronvoll was professor of human rights at the University of Oslo until 2010, and former cofounding partner of International Law and Policy Institute (ILPI), an international advisory company. His doctoral degree is in political anthropology from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Additionally, Tronvoll has an M.Phil research degree from the University of Oslo. He has broad expertise within governance, politics, conflict, peace/rfeconciliation, and human rights related issues, as well as in-depth experience in African studies.

Tronvoll has undertaken long-term anthropological fieldworks in Eritrea, Ethiopia and Zanzibar, in addition to shorter field studies in a dozen of African countries. Tronvoll has served as an advisor to political reconciliation processes and international peace meditating initiatives, as well as in regards to human rights concerns, in several African countries. He has headed and participated in election observer missions to numerous African elections. Tronvoll has extensive experience as an international consultant to bilateral and multilateral agencies. Tronvoll has published broadly on issues of human rights; transitional justice; peace, reconciliation and conflict studies; democratization and elections; political anthropology; and African studies

Erling Ølstad
Ethiopia's Consul & CEO Mester Grønn

Mr. Erling Ølstad is the CEO and founder of Mester Grønn, Norway’s largest flower chain heavily involved in the horticultural sector in Kenya and Ethiopia. Mr. Ølstad’s core focus on infrastructure has lead to an investment of NOK 6.7 million in production facilities
by installing heat pumps and geothermal heat, which reduced energy consumption by about 70%. Mr. Ølstad is honorary Consul of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and serves on the board of the Norwegian-African Business Association (NABA).


Registration is now closed.

The event is unfortunately fully booked.

Do you wish to become a NABA Member? Register here >

Event contact

Mathilde Emilie Thue