Ethiopia: Drought Pushes Ethiopia’s Wheat Imports to a Record 2.5 MMT

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In response to the country’s worst drought in decades, Ethiopia is expected to import a record 2.5 million metric tons of wheat during MY15/16 (Oct-Sep), which is more than double the amount from last year. The imported wheat will be used to support various government and donor assistance programs, replenish the government’s strategic grain reserve, and to stabilize bread prices. 

Ethiopia: Drought Pushes Ethiopia’s Wheat Imports to a Record 2.5 MMT

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