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Addis Abeba, November 12/2019 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has today launched its new Land Governance Activity that will strengthen policy, management, and administration to improve land tenure and rights for farmers and pastoralists in Ethiopia. USAID Mission Director Sean Jones, State Minister of Urban Development …

Miklos Gaspar Bishoftu, November 08/2019 – Teff may be an emerging super-food in the global arena – but this Ethiopian cereal crop may not be ‘super’ enough to withstand the consequences of climate change: less rain and strong winds. Teff, a grass-like plant with tiny seeds, is the staple food …

Addis Abeba, November 07/2019 – The Desert Locust (Schistocerca gregaria) infestation in Ethiopia has deteriorated, despite ongoing ground and aerial control operations. Together with the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Agriculture and the Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has called …