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How genetically-modified foods are quietly making in-roads in Ethiopia

21 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Lauren McCarty

As two of the oldest farmers in their village, brothers Debela and Bedasa Ofosea have spent their entire lives farming in a small village outside Nekemte, Oromia, in Ethiopia. Both brothers, in their fifties, have seen only gradual improvements in farming techniques over their lifetimes, however, the biggest changes have come in just the last couple of years.
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Ethiopia moving away from its agri input services non-system

28 Jul

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

The current situation, which sees different regions implementing different strategies, is problematic in meeting farmers’ demands
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