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Can an Ethiopian farmer benefit from the global export of this gluten-free supergrain without jeopardizing domestic consumption? Bart Minten and Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse Addis Abeba, August 23/2018 – Not too long ago, teff, a gluten-free, nutrient-rich, 3,000-year-old grain native to Ethiopia, made international headlines when the world woke up to …

CA-based practices are improving soil health and yields for Ethiopian smallholders Sophie Reeve Addis Abeba/Hawassa, August 03/2018 – Major factors limiting food production for smallholder farmers across sub-Saharan Africa include the depletion of soil fertility, soil erosion and periodic droughts due to climate change. In Ethiopia, crop productivity is further …