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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 …

Addis Abeba, April 13/2020 – About one million individuals in Ethiopia have been affected by the Desert Locust invasion and require emergency food assistance, a newly released joint assessment on the Impact of Desert Locusts on Food Security and Livelihoods in Ethiopia said. Of these, about 390 000 are in …