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Potato News from Ethiopia

 Freshly dug up potato plant Ethiopia (Wageningen UR)
Dessie Zuria is one of the most critically food insecure districts in Ethiopia. High altitude forced farmers to grow a single staple – barley. However, the previously unknown potato is helping to transform the lives of thousands of the poorest farmers.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
 Semagn-Asredie Kolech with Ethiopian farmers
Semagn-Asredie Kolech, a Cornell doctoral candidate in the field of horticulture, studies the potato and bridges the tradition of Ethiopian farming with the modernity of agricultural science.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Authorities closed 16 cooking oil factories in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Tuesday after eight people were killed and scores sickened by food cooked with contaminated oil. In a statement, the Health Ministry said 94 people were in hospital wit...
Tuesday, June 3, 2008