Ethiopia: Irrigation Development Improving Livelihoods

By Yosef Ketema The inhabitants of lowlands of Ethiopia are mainly dependent on pastoralism and farming. However, the rainfall distribution in most cases is higher in highland areas than lowland parts. As... Read more »

Ethiopia: Global Entrepreneurship Day to Bring Best Minds Together

By Henok Tibebu Addis Ababa University is celebrating the Global Entrepreneurship Day with panel discussion beginning yesterday. Opening the ceremony, Dr. Matheos Ensermo Vice President of Human Resource Management and Students’ Service... Read more »

Ethiopia to prioritize manufacturing, mechanized farming, youth empowerment – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Thursday said his government will give due emphasis to manufacturing, mechanized farming and youth empowerment as major socio-economic targets for... Read more »

Karuturi Demands Compensation From Ethiopia for Failed Land Deal

Karuturi Global Ltd., an Indian flower grower, demanded compensation from the Ethiopian government for a series of failed land deals as it prepares to exit the Horn of Africa nation. The company... Read more »

The Insurance Provided by Ethiopian Livestock

Livestock plays a vital role in the lives of millions of rural poor smallholder farming families in sub-Saharan Africa. The importance of animals to farming fortunes really cannot be overstated. On small... Read more »

Ethiopia: Smart Interventions to Transform Agriculture Sector

By Alazar Shiferaw Integrating various agricultural inputs, implementing ecology based selective farming and adapting modern technologies are the major tools in facilitating the agriculture sector transformation. Apparently, in the efforts to change... Read more »

Ethiopia: FSCS – Centers Right Places for Productivity Increment

opinion Ethiopia is aspiring to transform its economy from an agriculture based one into industrial based economy. However, this transformation can not be achieved if the nation underplays the role of modern... Read more »

Ethiopia: DBE Unfreezes Commercial Farm Loans –

Photo: Andrew Heavens Ryaz Shamji, Managing Director of Golden Rose with farm workers (file photo). By Dawit Endeshaw Loan applications from close to 260 commercial agriculture investors have got the green light... Read more »

Ethiopia: Bolstering Aquaculture –

opinion Ethiopia has abundant water sources which could be a hub for fish farming. Lakes, ponds, rivers can be mentioned and in addition to these, the emerging artificial lakes following the construction... Read more »

How can food security in Africa be achieved?

The Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA) says that agricultural productivity over the past 10 years has improved lives in Ghana, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Burkina Faso.  AGRA says agriculture is more effective... Read more »