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Yared Tsegaye Addis Abeba, March 07/2019 – At the launch of this year’s joint government and humanitarians partners appeal, Ethiopia and the UN have asked for USD 1.3 billion to help 8.3 million Ethiopians who require relief food and cash, as well as non-food assistance in the year 2019. Detailed …

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 …