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Addis Abeba, October 24/2019 – The rural poor in Ethiopia tend to live near lower-quality markets that sell fewer food groups at high prices, adversely impacting the health of children in these communities, a new study from researchers at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has found. The findings, …

Editor’s Note: Addis Abeba City Administration has announced yesterday that it has started school feeding programs covering some 300, 000 students in public schools. The program by the City Administration is far from perfect and is potentially constrained by lack of adequate financing for the over 10, 000 women engaged …

Addis Abeba, Oct. 09/2019 –Areas along the Baro River bed flooded following heavy rains, 353 households displaced On 2 October, heavy rainfall in Gambella Town has led to the overflow of Baro River, flooding areas along the river bed. Heavy rains and flooding are common during the major rainy season …