Ethiopia's Staple Crop Needs a Big Push

Global increased interest in gluten-free food products could lead to a surge in demand for teff, creating an opportunity for growth. But for Ethiopia to benefit from any such growth, it needs to build up reliable and sustainable supply chains that can deliver quality products, writes the International Food Policy Research Institute.

Photo: A. Davey

Men and women harvest the Ethiopian staple grain teff in a roadside field between Axum and Adwa in Northern Ethiopia.


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