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29 October

Ethiopia to Develop National Lab, Research, Training Center to Boost Product Quality     ETHIOPIA – Ethiopia is seeking to establish the first national research, laboratory and training centre for dairy, honey, meat and animal feed products in Bishoftu, Oromia Regional State. The Institute will be the primary centre for research, development and innovations, in addition […]

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29 October

Ethiopia: Integrated System to Increase Production and Productivity in Agricultural Sector by Mussa Muhammed     “Ethiopia is working hard to strengthen its agricultural production and productivity,” said Ministry of Agriculture. Since the implementation of the country’s rural agriculture-centric development policy and strategy, many changes have been taking place as most pastoralists and farmers have […]

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08 May

Why “home garden” projects don’t always work. Insights from Ethiopia By Kalle Hirvonen & Derek Headey   In Ethiopia, the average person eats just 42kg of fruit and vegetables per year. This is far below the WHO recommendation of 146kg per year. Fruits and vegetables are excellent sources of vitamins and minerals, vital for our body. Deficiencies can seriously […]

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16 August

Teff is in demand because it has various health benefits and unique nutritional contents. It’s high in fibre and rich in iron, calcium, magnesium, protein, and amino acids. But what’s really contributed to its enormous popularity, particularly in Europe and the US, is that it’s gluten-free. This means that it appeals to athletes, diabetics, coeliacs and others who seek a gluten-free […]

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