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New Report: Agricultural growth not reaching its poverty-reducing potential in East, Southern Africa
Oct. 31, 2016 – The agricultural sector in East and Southern Africa is transforming due to increased productivity as more land is being cultivated but agricultural growth has not always led to poverty reduction; many small farmers in the region continue to live in poverty while struggling to own land …
Amidst growing crackdown USAID Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, & Humanitarian Assistance visits Ethiopia
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Assistant Administrator for the Bureau of Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, R. David Harden, is visiting Ethiopia As of yesterday, the US Embassy said in a statement. Harden’s visit, which will last until Oct. 23, comes amidst growing intensive crackdown on dissident in Ethiopia …
Oct. 20, 2016 – In a statement it released yesterday, the Command Post leading Ethiopia’s recently enacted State of Emergency claimed a sweeping success in restoring law and order in different parts of the country within the last three days alone.