Ethiopia's best foot forward

Tal Dehtiar, founder of sustainable shoe brand Oliberté, the first footwear manufacturing company certified by Fair Trade USA.

Everyone knows the popular real estate phrase — location, location, location — but few would use it to describe Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

A young shoe entrepreneur named Tal Dehtiar is one of those few.

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    Anna Patricia Valerio

    Anna Patricia Valerio is a Manila-based development analyst focusing on writing innovative, in-the-know content for senior executives in the international development community. Before joining Devex, Patricia wrote and edited business, technology and health stories for BusinessWorld, a Manila-based business newspaper.