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Society & Economy

Miklos Gaspar Bishoftu, November 08/2019 – Teff may be an emerging super-food in the global arena – but this Ethiopian cereal crop may not be ‘super’ enough to withstand the consequences of climate change: less rain and strong winds. Teff, a grass-like plant with tiny seeds, is the staple food …

Asress Adimi Gikay (PhD), For Addis Standard  The Poor and Mark Zuckerberg Addis Abeba, November 07/2019 – Libra, which is Mark Zuckerberg’s foray into the burgeoning cryptocurrency market, seeks to empower the so-called ‘unbanked’, identifying over a billion of them around the world (14 Million only in the US). Libra …

Addis Abeba, November 07/2019 – The Desert Locust (Schistocerca gregaria) infestation in Ethiopia has deteriorated, despite ongoing ground and aerial control operations. Together with the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Agriculture and the Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has called …