Climate Change in Ethiopia


When increasingly erratic weather ruined his crops of maize, wheat and barley in highland Maksegni, the middle-aged farmer migrated to Metemma, in northwest Ethiopia, to look for work in the lowland area's commercial sesame and cotton plantations.


  • Ethiopia:  Innovative Land Use Will Help Food Security

    International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 31 July 2012

    The small town of Ebinat is at the heart of one of the most food insecure and drought prone areas in the Amhara region of northern Ethiopia. The majority of people in the ... read more »

  • Ethiopia:  Taming Hunger in the Country

    AlertNet, 3 July 2012

    Ethiopia has been deemed a population-climate "hotspot" - a place where rapid growth and a changing climate pose grave threats to food security and human well-being. read more »

  • Ethiopia:  Faced With Changing Weather, Nation Gets Better Forecasts

    AlertNet, 18 April 2012

    Farmers in Ethiopia struggling to cope with unpredictable weather related to climate change have gained access to a trove of meteorological data through a new government website. read more »

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