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Ethiopia Drought

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 …

Funding from this aid package will support drought-affected communities in Somalia (€25 million), Ethiopia (€20 million), Kenya (€3 million) and Uganda (€2 million).  Addis Abeba, August 07/2019 – The European Commission said it was mobilizing a further €50 million in emergency humanitarian funding to help the people hit by drought …

 Mekonnen Teshome Tollera Addis Abeba, may 29/2018 – Ethiopia is one of the African countries endowed with abundant fresh water resources and commonly dubbed as the Water Tower of Africa. The country is currently building Africa’s biggest hydroelectric dam, which is expected to generate 6200 MW while completed in few …