Ethiopia to start extracting crude oil

Ethiopian Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed announced that Ethiopia will begin extracting crude oil starting tomorrow on a test basis in the Somali region of the country. The Premier made the announcement during... Read more »

Chinese ambassador rubbishes misconceptions about China’s engagement in Ethiopia – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, June 10 (Xinhua) — Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia said on Sunday that recent misconceptions that downplayed China’s engagement in Ethiopia are against the reality on the ground. Tan Jian, who... Read more »

Ethiopia: Agriculture Sector HDRP Monthly Dashboard (May 2018) – Ethiopia

Among the total 216 priority one woredas, 187 of them are prioritized as priority one for the Agriculture cluster as well. In this priority one areas it is likely that further deterioration... Read more »

The nexus of manufacturing and services sectors in Ethiopia

Last week, the World Bank released its latest Ethiopia Economic Update entitled, The inescapable manufacturing services nexus: Exploring the potential of distribution services. This report provides an overview of recent economic developments... Read more »

Ethiopia is now Africa’s fastest growing economy

Ethiopia’s economy is predicted to grow by 8.5% this year. The figures signal continued economic expansion following a long period of impressive growth. In the last decade, Ethiopia has averaged around 10%... Read more »

Ethiopia to Dominate Global Coffee Market Soon, Says Expert

Ethiopia has colossal opportunity to dominate global coffee market in the near future as the global coffee consumption is increasing, Director of Jimma Agricultural Research Center, Ashenafi Ayano said. In an exclusive... Read more »

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 moves towards achieving food security

Ethiopia is on course to realising food security that has evaded most African countries. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalagne says the country is currently providing 10% of its annual budget to the agriculture... 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 »

Ethiopia Launches 15-Year Cotton Development Strategy

October 14, 2017 – As part of its effort to augment its textile sector, Ethiopia’s government has launched a 15 years National Cotton Development Strategy aimed at positioning Ethiopia as the top... Read more »