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Addis Abeba, 08 May/2020 – The African Development Bank has welcomed a decision by the Trust Fund Committee of the Clean Technology Fund (CTF), one of two funds within the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), to extend a $10 million concessional senior loan for development of the 50 MW Tulu Moye Geothermal …

Addis Abeba, April 24/ 2020 – EthioLease, the first foreign-owned leasing company, received 44 tractors as part of a collaborative Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) the company signed in February 2020 with the Ministry of Agriculture(MOA) and the Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA). The agriculture equipment will help ATA farmers’ mechanization centers which …

Teshome Hunduma Addis Abeba, April 23/2020 – In 2015, the government of Ethiopia opened up the country to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) by loosening the safeguards built into the 2009 biosafety law that were meant to protect against the risks posed by GMOs, and in 2018 approved commercial cultivation of …