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Addis Abeba, November 11/2019: Melinda Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will arrive in Ethiopia today on a learning trip. She is expected to meet with Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed and President, Sahle-Work Zewde. As part of the visit, Melinda Gates will also meet with Gates Foundation …

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 …

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 …