Ethiopia treats 617,000 hectares of maize amid armyworm outbreak – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) — Ethiopia has treated some 617,056 hectares of maize that would otherwise be ravaged by the fall armyworm, Ethiopia’s agricultural ministry said Thursday. Tewabe Chane, communication expert... Read more »

Ethiopia sounds the alarm as locusts descend |

Addis Ababa – Swarms of locusts have invaded north-west Ethiopia, posing a serious threat to crops there and putting the region, as well as the entire Horn of Africa, at risk of... Read more »

Ethiopia: Researchers target maize crop pest – Anadolu Agency

Anadolu Agency Ethiopia: Researchers target maize crop pestAnadolu AgencyResearchers in Ethiopia have developed a chemical which could kill and eliminate the fall armyworm, a pest known to devastate maize crops in dozens... Read more »

Armyworms ravage crops in southern Ethiopia

By Reuters For Citizen Digital Published on  15 April 2017 Armyworms eat maize leaves. REUTERS/George Mulala/File Photo Crop-eating caterpillars known as fall armyworms have damaged crops across southern Ethiopia, the latest country... Read more »

Why Ethiopia is building a space programme?

The Economist – THE ancient holy town of Lalibela, perched some 2,500 metres above sea-level in Ethiopia’s northern highlands, boasts some of the clearest night skies imaginable. Ethiopian stargazers dream that the... Read more »

Why Ethiopia is building a space programme?

The Economist – THE ancient holy town of Lalibela, perched some 2,500 metres above sea-level in Ethiopia’s northern highlands, boasts some of the clearest night skies imaginable. Ethiopian stargazers dream that the... Read more »

Ethiopia's state-of-the-art commodity exchange – The Economist

ON THE walls of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX) in Addis Ababa, the capital, hang glossy black-and-white photographs of provincial market towns and rustic life. For the merchants and brokers striding across... Read more »

Beans: A mighty tool in the fight for food security

In the Amhara region of Ethiopia, farmers have given up on one of their staple crops. “Once our village was a major producer of faba bean,” says farmer Yeshewalul Tilaye, from the... Read more »

Ethiopia is facing its worst drought in 30 years. Can the government stop … – LA Daily News

NORTH WOLLO, Ethiopia — For decades past, poor Ethiopians lived at the mercy of a royal court that neglected them and a military junta that imposed upon them a dysfunctional command economy.... Read more »

Ethiopia is facing its worst drought in 30 years. Can the government stop … – LA Daily News

NORTH WOLLO, Ethiopia — For decades past, poor Ethiopians lived at the mercy of a royal court that neglected them and a military junta that imposed upon them a dysfunctional command economy.... Read more »