How Investment in Irrigation Is Paying Off for Ethiopia's Economy
Ethiopia's growth has been propelled by at least two factors: the prioritisation of agriculture as a key contributor to development and the fast-paced adoption of new technologies to boost the sector, writes Gebisa Ejeta for The Conversation Africa.
The Conversation Africa, 17 January 2019
After rapid economic growth averaging 10% every year between 2004 and 2014, Ethiopia has emerged as an engine of development in Africa. Read more »
Gidabo irrigation Project.
ENA, 15 January 2019
Gidabo irrigation Project, constructed with an outlay over 1billion birr will be inaugurated next week, according to Ministry of Water, Irrigation and energy. Read more »
Ethiopia: Region to Invest 6b Br for Dam
Addis Fortune, 22 September 2018
Tigray Regional State is preparing to build an irrigation dam on Yekaza River for a total cost of six billion Birr. Read more »
Through women's cooperatives, a joint UN programme provides training in agricultural techniques, improved seeds and time-saving machinery, while also granting loans and encouraging ... Read more »
Extension workers and the support of research institutions is key to transforming the agriculture sector from a traditional to a modern industry, writes Alazar Shiferaw for the ... Read more »