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November 10, 2015
In recent years, the Government of Ethiopia (GOE) has made considerable investments to boost the country’s capacity to produce sugar.
October 23, 2015
The Dire Dawa Food Complex, located in the eastern side of Ethiopia, recently announced in local newspapers that it was holding an international tender to purchase 2,000 metric tons of durum wheat...
October 13, 2015
On August 14, 2015, the President of Ethiopia signed into law the necessary regulatory framework that will allow the cultivation of genetically-engineered Bt cotton.
September 11, 2015
Ethiopia released a summary of its forthcoming Livestock Master Plan (LMP), which is the governmental blueprint for directing the continued transformation of the country’s livestock sector
August 7, 2015
The Government of Ethiopia (GOE) recently amended its Biosafety Proclamation with the intent of permitting the future cultivation of biotech cotton to meet the rising demands from the textile industry
August 6, 2015
Ethiopia is preparing to export limited amounts of teff flour to the United States and other foreign markets to capitalize on the growing demand for gluten-free grain products.
July 31, 2015
The 3rd Financing for Development (FfD) Conference established the development financing framework for the post-2015 development agenda.
July 13, 2015
African leaders launched the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) at the June 2015 African Union summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. The target date for finishing CFTA negotiations is 2017.
June 22, 2015
Under USDA’s Food for Progress Program, USDA and ACDI/VOCA are working together to support the development of Ethiopia’s livestock feed sector...
June 17, 2015
Ethiopia’s food safety regime is in the process of transitioning to become a more modern and effective system.
June 10, 2015
MY15/16 production is forecast at 6.508 million bags (390,500 metric tons), slightly under the record levels expected during the previous year.
June 1, 2015
Under USDA’s Food for Progress Program, USDA and ACDI/VOCA are working together to support the development of Ethiopia’s livestock feed sector...
May 29, 2015
Ethiopia is Africa’s leading coffee producer and the fifth largest in the world. MY15/16 production is forecast at 6.508 million bags (390,500 metric tons).
May 20, 2015
Ethiopia's cotton production, which has remained fairly flat in recent years, is estimated at 184,000 bales (40,000 metric tons) in MY14/15.
April 17, 2015
On the margins of the January 2015 African Union summit, the AU launched the Implementation Strategy & Roadmap to achieve the 2025 vision on the Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Program.
April 17, 2015
Under USDA’s Food for Progress Program, USDA and ACDI/VOCA are working together to support the development of Ethiopia’s livestock feed sector.
April 13, 2015
Ethiopia charges up to five separate taxes on imported goods. This report summarizes how these taxes are applied and calculated for imported food and agricultural commodities.
March 31, 2015
The African Union Commission (AUC) recently launched a continental SPS Committee to assist member states in their efforts to protect human, animal and plant health.
March 31, 2015
The wheat production estimate for MY14/15 is revised downward from the official USDA estimate by 600,000 metric tons to 3.8 million metric tons.
February 27, 2015
Over the past several years, the African Union Commission (AUC) has explored the possibility of setting up a food safety body to help address many of the systemic food safety challenges across Africa.

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