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

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

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

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

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

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

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