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Addis Abeba, January 29/2021 – New research has revealed how an invasion of the alien evergreen tree, Prosopis juliflora seriously diminishes water resources in the Afar Region of Ethiopia, consuming enough of this already scarce resource to irrigate cotton and sugarcane generating some US$ 320 million and US$ 470 million net benefits per year. …

Addis Abeba, December 17/2020 – Nestlé has partnered with local sustainability consultant TS Environment to set up a plastics waste recovery program in Ethiopia. The objective of the program is to achieve plastics neutrality within the next 12 months. This means Nestlé will have collected and co-processed the equivalent amount …

Addis Abeba, December 11/2020 –Over 50 million people are in need of immediate food assistance in the Horn East and Central Africa, with numbers expected to rise significantly as the region braces for harsh, climate fueled La Niña conditions, said Oxfam yesterday. The warning comes as world leaders prepare to meet for …