Africa blog: Is Ethiopia’s building boom masking poverty?

Whenever we set up our camera and flapped open our sun reflectors in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, passers-by became curious and eager to help. But getting them to talk... Read more »

Protecting Ethiopia’s gluten-free ‘superfood’

The world often gets excited about so-called superfoods – the vegetables and fruit deemed to be highly nourishing Ethiopian teff is one such example. It is the world’s smallest... Read more »

Ethiopian businesses adopt Japanese kaizen philosophy

For decades, Ethiopia’s economy was controlled by the government but it is slowly opening up to a free market. Many companies, however, still do things using old ways –... Read more »

Can farming in Ethiopia be successfully commercialised?

There may be a property and infrastructure boom in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, but more than 70% of Ethiopians still live in rural areas – farming grain... Read more »

VIDEO: Commercialising farming in Ethiopia

There may be a property and infrastructure boom in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, but more than 70% of Ethiopians still live in rural areas – farming grain... Read more »