Bridging the gender pay gap, on the red carpet and in the fields | Agriculture

When discussing the Hollywood pay gap, we are talking more about differing scales of luxury rather than livelihoods. It is, of course, unacceptable for any woman to receive less than a man... Read more »

Ethiopia buys stake in Dubai-managed Somaliland port

Dubai‘s state-owned DP World said on Thursday the Ethiopian government had taken a 19 percent stake in Somaliland’s Port of Berbera. The port operator said it would retain a 51 percent stake... Read more »

Ethiopian Geothermal Is Private Equity’s Next $4-Billion Bet

U.S. private equity and hedge funds are backing an effort by Ethiopia to turn itself into an exporter of electricity to the region, channeling at least $4 billion into geothermal projects across... Read more »

Ethiopia Oil Refinery Planned as Blackstone Pipeline Shelved

By and January 29, 2018, 6:01 PM EST Updated on January 30, 2018, 1:36 AM EST Ethiopia’s fast-growing economy has Asian investors lining up to build a new $4 billion oil refinery,... Read more »

Egypt Wants ‘Sudan out’ of Contentious Nile Dam Talks

Egypt wants ‘Sudan out’ of contentious dam talks | Sudan News The $4.8bn Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project is about 60 percent complete [Tiksa Negeri/Reuters] Egypt has proposed excluding Sudan from contentious... Read more »

In the hands of farmers: Ethiopia’s push to restore degraded lands

Ethiopia – Ethiopia is home to sub-Saharan Africa’s second largest population, and most of the country’s 100 million people are farmers. In Ethiopia, land is life and preserving it has become a... Read more »

Huawei Helps AATVET of Ethiopia Build First Vocational Education Interconnected ICT Network

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Alage Agricultural, Technical, Vocational, and Educational Training College (AATVET), located in Addis Ababa, is affiliated with the Ethiopian Ministry of Education, and oversees Ethiopia’s 331... Read more »

Ethiopia: Mother, Children in Safe Hands

By Girmachew Gashaw Globally, the annual number of maternal deaths is decreasing substantially. Particularly, since the 1990s, the death rate has declined remarkably. In 2015, an estimated 303,000 women died due to... Read more »

Unlocking an Energy Revolution in Ethiopia With Lessons From the Black Market

“Ninety thousand solar lanterns sold last quarter,” said Mr. Li. He was sharing sales numbers for his solar appliance business in Ethiopia, and I couldn’t believe it. To put that number in... Read more »

Ethiopia: Agriculture That Goes Beyond Ensuring Food Security

By Misael Lemma For more than a decade, Ethiopia has been enjoying fast economic growth which improved the living standard of citizens both in rural and urban areas. Particularly, the fast progress... Read more »