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Kiram Tadesse

A new survey conducted by Selam Development Consultants, assisted by JGAM Donors in collaboration with the Federal Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission, revealed Ethiopia’s Customs and Revenue Authority as the most corrupt government office followed by the construction permit and land administration offices.

Entitled “Perception of the Level of Corruption by Foreign Investors in Ethiopia”, the study, which also aimed at identifying public sector institutions that are more prone to corruption according to foreign investors operating in Ethiopia, states corruption in Ethiopia has generally decreased.

Kalkidan Yibeltal

AllAfrica – There are about 500 million smallholder family farms in the world today who are providing unto 80 percent of the food consumed by developing countries, according to Dr. Kanayo F. Nwaze, the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). Dr. Nwaze stated this  at the International Food Policy and Research Institute (IFPRI) 2020 Conference titled  “Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security” being held at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

 According to IFPRI the post -2015 agenda should aim to end hunger by 2025, but this can only succeed “by building resilience to various environmental, political and economic shocks that threaten food security and livelihoods.”