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Livestock price trends, December 2016-January 2017

In Ethiopia, live animal sales reflect significant seasonal variations. Demand and supply are heavily influenced by the consumer habits connected to r...Read more

An Overview of the Last Five Years’ Achievements

Relive five years' of achievements of Feed the Future AGP Agribusiness Market Development in this end-of-project overview. Since 2011 when the pr...Read more

USAID Celebrates AGP-AMDe ‘Handover’ with Partners

After nearly five years of implementation, the Feed the Future, USAID and AGP-Agribusiness Market Development Program has reached more than one millio...Read more
In 2015, multinational Honey Firm, Parodi, partnered with Bahir Dar based honey cooperative union, Zenbaba, to export high quality table honey to new markets.

USAID Puts Ethiopian Agribusiness on the World Map

USAID’s Agribusiness Market Development program celebrates achievements in a ceremony to honor the country’s farmers and agribusiness leaders A...Read more
USAID Deputy Mission Director, Ramona M EL Hamzaoui stand with a grantee, Dr. Mebrahtu Meles, State Minister, Ministry of Industry, and Livestock Market Development Director, Marc Steen

Livestock Grants Bring New Investments for Women

USAID provided $1.1 million in matching business grants for 13 women entrepreneurs from the livestock sector The Women in Agribusiness Leadership ...Read more
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USAID honors Women in Agribusiness Leaders

USAID honors the winners of the Innovated Business Plan Competition with prizes worth 500,000 Ethiopian birr. The Women in Agribusiness Leadership ...Read more
Mekonnen Haile Michael on the path to Q Grader Lead Instructor

Ethiopia Gets First Q Grader Lead Instructor

The future of coffee grading in Ethiopia is in one man’s hands. Mekonnen Haile Michael is Ethiopia’s first Q Certification Lead Instructor, ce...Read more
Ethiopian Coffee will never be the same

Ethiopian Specialty Coffee Set to Reverse Declining Export Income

Ethiopia, which claims to be the birth place of coffee, is on the right track to transform coffee farmers from price takers to price makers, United St...Read more
ECX Traceability Tagging on Coffee Bags for the 2015 Coffee Harvest

Ethiopia Launches Coffee Traceability System

The Ethiopia Commodity Exchange announced the official launch of its IBM-enabled national traceability system, known as eATTS.  The system, which wil...Read more
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ECX Reduces Coffee Quality Scale from 10 to 6 Grades

The Ethiopian Commodity Exchange announced the implementation of a new consolidated coffee grading system will go into effect in the coming harvest se...Read more

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