Improving agricultural productivity

 BY ABEBE WOLDEGIORGIS According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), five major cereals (teff, wheat, maize, and barley) are contributing ensuring food security. There has been substantial growth in…

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Sidama Coffee: Won Cup of Excellence several times, become an expounding economic source

BY HIZKEL HAILU Undoubtedly, Ethiopia is the cradle of mankind and the birth place of coffee along with many cultural, natural and historical blessings which have magnificent touristic values. And…

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GERD’s power generation: A path for boosting energy sector, regional integration

Ethiopia has begun producing electricity for the first time from its Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) – a massive hydropower plant on the River Nile. Many officials and scholars agreed…

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Promoting livestock and fishery, a shared- goal for Ethiopia and the World Bank

The African continent has abundant natural resources, which can be converted in to valuable wealth. To explore and exploit the resources the government and the private sector can play crucial…

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Foreign currency earned surpassed that of previous years

Coffee is still the major export-earner commodity and this budget year a huge amount of hard currency is derived from it. This is the highest-ever currency. According to the information…

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Premier remarks on six month’s economic performance

In its third extraordinary meeting, the House of Peoples’ Representatives has just raised various inquiries to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Appearing in person, the Premier has responded to queries…

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Industrial parks serve as an engine for economic growth

Ethiopia has been moving in the right direction on the development endeavor with combining its capital, human resource, land and finance for the creation of wealth, and the natural resources…

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Cement industries to prioritize supply to irrigation projects

In order to complete the irrigation projects which are under construction in the lowland parts of the country per schedule, the government has instructed sugar industries to supply 802.972 quintals…

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Concerted efforts to harness aquaculture resources

Africa’s excessive natural resources surely create wealth to its population, with the majority in the youth age bracket, if properly tapped. One of the ways to achieve the goal of…

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Encouraging businesses through loan provision without collateral requirement

 BY ABEBE WOLDEGIORGIS It is unusual in the Ethiopian Bank industry to provide loans without collateral. Even some feasible projects fail to secure loans because of lack of access to…

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