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Kalkidan Yibeltal AllAfrica – There are about 500 million smallholder family farms in the world today who are providing unto 80 percent of the food consumed by developing countries, according to Dr. Kanayo F. Nwaze, the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). Dr. Nwaze stated this  at …

Textile and garment industry in Ethiopia Tesfalem Waldyes, Special to Addis Standard Over the last six months news coming out of Ethiopia both by the local and international media is awash with tales of international giants heading to Ethiopia to establish either their own production plants or looking for sourcing. …

Detainees to be charged with Ethiopia’s infamous Anti-Terrorism proclamation   Mahelt Fasil A court in Addis Abeba has today granted the police investigating the case of three independent journalists and six bloggers 28 more days to further investigate detainees. Of the nine journalists and bloggers under police custody the case …