City Prosperity Index Ethiopian City – Mekelle
The CPI developed by UN-Habitat provides a new approach to urban prosperity, which is holistic,integrated and essential for the promotion and measurement of social development, social inclusion and progressive realization of the urban-related human rights for all.
Ethiopia as a nation has the vision to attain the middle income status by 2025. To achieve this, the Government, among other things, has been investing heavily in economic and social infrastructure,streamlining public services, revamping the tax collection system, and supporting small and medium enterprises to add value on their products. Therefore, the Ethiopian Cities Prosperity Initiative has an important role as an overall measurement framework for tracking the achievements along the journey to middle income country in 2025.