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Addis Standard staffs Borana/Oromia, September 11/2019 – A livestock insurance product aimed at protecting pastoralists against calamity from drought made a payout to close to 3,000 Borana pastoralists following the extremely poor rains this year. Referred to as the Index-Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI), it is an innovative financial solution spearheaded …

Yared Tsegaye Addis Abeba, March 07/2019 – At the launch of this year’s joint government and humanitarians partners appeal, Ethiopia and the UN have asked for USD 1.3 billion to help 8.3 million Ethiopians who require relief food and cash, as well as non-food assistance in the year 2019. Detailed …

Can an Ethiopian farmer benefit from the global export of this gluten-free supergrain without jeopardizing domestic consumption? Bart Minten and Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse Addis Abeba, August 23/2018 – Not too long ago, teff, a gluten-free, nutrient-rich, 3,000-year-old grain native to Ethiopia, made international headlines when the world woke up to …