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If every Ethiopian girl completed secondary school it would add $4 billion USD to Ethiopia’s economy. That’s more than the country receives in aid in a year.

Smart Economics: Investing in Girls

Girls can be massively important economic actors, but they face a number of challenges. Low secondary school completion rates, early marriage and preg...Read more
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Ethiopia aims to boost food reserves

Ethiopia is working to increase its national food reserves six times over, from a current 460,000 metric tons to three million metric tons, the Ethiop...Read more
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New EU programme to strengthen land governance in ten African countries

A new programme worth €33 million to improve land governance and help improve the food and nutrition security of family farmers and vulnerable commu...Read more
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Guts Agro-industry introduces nutritious chickpea products

Guts Agro Industry in Ethiopia is set to launch three packed nutritious chickpea Shiro product using harvests from farmer cooperative union partners ...Read more
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UN Rome-Based Agencies Reveal Food Security And Nutrition Targets For Post-2015 Agenda

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (W...Read more
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Ethiopia, America launch farmers exchange program

Ethiopia and the US governments on April 1, 2014 launched a new farmer to farmer exchange program between the two countries to improve productivity an...Read more
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Global food security

Agriculture is a business, a very big business.  Whether you look at net farm income, agriculture exports or the number of people employed in the far...Read more
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Sesame Warehouses Open Export Opportunities for Farmers in Amhara and Tigray regions

Four New Warehouses to Benefit Over 41,000 Smallholder Farmers Dansha, Tigray, Ethiopia – The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency ...Read more
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Youths key to strengthening agricultural sector in Africa – UN agency

Image Credit: FAO/Giampiero Diana Getting more African youths involved in agriculture and investing in the continent’s vulnerable small family f...Read more
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UN announces first countries set to benefit from African-led food security fund

Image Credit: FAO/IFAD/WFP/Petterik Wiggers A unique, Africa-led United Nations-backed fund designed to improve food security across the continent...Read more

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