Ethiopia: UN Food Agency Chiefs On Visit to Drought-Hit Ethiopia Warn Hunger Crises Will Escalate Unless More Is Invested
Speaking at the conclusion of a four-day visit to Ethiopia, including to the drought-stricken Somali region, the heads of the United Nations food agencies made a joint call for… Read more »
August 31, 2016
Ethiopia: Dire Dawa - From El Niño to La Niña
Dire Dawa - For residents of Dire Dawa, a city 515 km East of Addis Abeba, mid-day on May 12, 2016 was not the usual break time. Residents who were on their way home for lunch were… Read more »
June 06, 2016
Ethiopia: Ethiopia Drought - the Worst Is Yet to Come
The Bulbula River, named after the name of the small town 193km south of Ethiopia within the Rift valley, is no more. The entire water from the river has dried out in the last two… Read more »
Ethiopia: Ethiopia Drought a National Disaster - It Needs to Be Treated As Such!
The first signs of a looming drought in Ethiopia began surfacing as far back as early 2015, when it became clear that a significant part of the country has experienced inadequate… Read more »
April 08, 2016
Ethiopia: EU Boosts Aid to Ethiopia Amid Worsening Drought
The European Commission announces €122.5 million to help Ethiopia deal with a deteriorating humanitarian situation caused by the El Niño extreme weather phenomenon Read more »
March 02, 2016
Ethiopia: Persisitent Food Security - A Critical Analysis of What's Wrong?
On June 11, 2003 Ethiopia's Prime Minister the late Meles Zenawi convened a joint meeting with major Western donors in Addis Abeba and confided in them that the food crisis… Read more »
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