Ethiopia: Price shock continues despite ceiling

In a small shop last Thursday a middle aged woman bought a quarter kilo of coffee for 30 birr. If this doesn’t grab your attention consider that only two weeks ago an... Read more »

Tebabu Assefa brewing a market for Ethiopian coffee farmers

Emigré using state’s new benefit corporation law for Takoma Park company At the tender age of 15, Tebabu Assefa fled his well-to-do home in his native city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, disguised... Read more »
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Ethiopia’s H1 exports increase but miss target

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s exports fell short of target in the first half of its fiscal year when coffee, oil seed and flower sales missed forecasts, trade data... Read more »

“They Stole Our Coffee”. kaldis coffee owner

A blog by Owen Barder. Owen Barder is economist living and working in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. There is a chain of coffee shops in Addis Ababa called “Kaldis”, named after the shepherd... Read more »