Tadele Abreha, CEO of Green Coffee (left), acquires ownership of land once owned by the Federal government.

Federal Govt Signs Over Minority Share of Coffee Plantation to Green Coffee

Green Coffee will own the rights to 9000 hectares of agricultural land in southwestern Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—Ethiopian coffee exporter Gre...Read more

Fertilizer Blending Plant Initiative Matches Inputs and Soil

USAID Provides International Management Contracts that Assign Fertilizer Experts to Each Factory for 10 months Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—The Government...Read more
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Yirgacheffe, USAID Partner to Increase Coffee Exports

Yirgacheffe Coffee Union Looks to Double US Coffee Exports in 2015 In 2014, Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers' Cooperative Union (YCFCU) exported 2,000 tons...Read more
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Obama Praises Ethiopian Maize Farmers

Before addressing the African Union, US President Barrack Obama met several beneficiaries of US government development strategies and spoke to the pre...Read more
Starbucks marketed Reserve Kochere coffee from Yirgacheffe.

Starbucks Plots African Expansion starting in Joburg

Starbucks announces an exclusive licensed partnership with Taste Holdings for the opening of stores in South Africa, the first in sub‐Saharan Afric...Read more

Enderta Inaugurates Tigray’s First Fertilizer Blending Plant

Thousands of farmers will gain access to improved fertilizers, blended with micronutrients to increase agriculture productivity in Tigray May 28, ...Read more
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A Shared History: SAA’s Role in Ethiopian Agricultural Development

This article is from the Sasakawa Africa Association newsletter, you can find here. Ethiopia has been central to the history and rationale of the S...Read more
Brothers Bedasa, left, and Debela Ofosea pose where their two maize fields meet. They planted each field with hybrid seeds distributed under a USAID program.

Public-Private Partnership Delivers Seeds of Change to Maize Farmers

Smallholder farmer cooperatives reap the benefits of improved maize seeds and farm practices. As two of the old...Read more
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World Bank Lends $350 million to Fund AGP2

Last week, the government signed a financing agreement meant to increase agricultural productivity and enhance market access for smallholder farme...Read more
Ethiopian farmers have shaped Ethiopian coffee over centuries.

Love Letter: An Ode to Ethiopian Coffee

A month after the Specialty Coffee Association of America's (SCAA) annual event held in Seattle, coffee experts can't stop talking about Ethiopian cof...Read more