Ethiopia: On Decolonizing Ethiopian Studies – Methodological Nationalism As Bad As Eurocentrism

opinion By Hailegabriel G. Feyissa I am writing this short essay in response to Hewan Semon’s rather interesting and thought-provoking opinion piece ‘Decolonizing Ethiopian Studies’. I am jumping on her offer for... Read more »

Ethiopia needs policy on ‘sustainable peace and conflict resolution’ – govt body

Ethiopia needs a policy on sustainable peace, conflict prevention and resolution, the country’s human rights body has said. The Ethiopia Human Rights Commission (EHRC) arrived at the latest position after it conducted... Read more »

Responding to Refugee Crises – Lessons from Evaluations in Ethiopia and Uganda as Countries of Destination – Uganda

A tale of two countries: Different pathways towards refugee self-reliance The vast majority of refugees are hosted in developing countries, and Africa is the region with the highest refugee population. Conflict and... Read more »

Climate Change Could Kill off Ethiopian Coffee within 70 Years – Food Tank

According to a recent study by Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, in London, the effects of climate change could cause Ethiopian Arabica coffee beans to go extinct before the end of the century.... Read more »

Ethiopia: Tax Incentives, Holidays Up for Reform

By Samson Berhane The Ministry of Finance & Economic Cooperation (MoFEC) has started a survey aimed at assessing the effectiveness of tax holidays and other exemptions in the country. It is undertaking... Read more »

Climate change could destroy 60% of the arabica coffee bean produced in its birthplace of Ethiopia — Quartz

The world’s most popular coffee bean, arabica, is under threat in the country where it was first found. According to new research, rising temperatures and decreasing rainfall could render as much as... Read more »

Protest-Hit Ethiopia Region Plans Oil Company to Calm Unrest

A central Ethiopian region that’s seen almost two years of sporadic anti-government protests is planning a new private oil company and is in talks to import Middle Eastern crude, part of an... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Coffee Farmers Are ‘On The Front Lines Of Climate Change’ : The Salt : NPR

Growing coffee provides income for about 15 percent of Ethiopia’s population and is the country’s top export. Climate change is likely to shrink the land suitable for coffee, thereby also hurting the... Read more »

Ethiopia: Youth Bulge in Cities and Towns, its Remedies

Photo By Tsegaye Tegenu Although still a majority rural country, Ethiopia has been rapidly urbanizing in the past few decades. The urban centres have increased both in size and number. In... Read more »

Access to safe abortion care improves in Ethiopia – Independent Online

After liberalizing Ethiopia’s abortion law in 2005, the government implemented programs designed to train health care providers, to equip facilities and expand the services they offer and to integrate abortion care into... Read more »