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Ethiopia faces confluence of crises: Locust outbreaks, flooding and COVID-fueled food shortages

COVID-19, flooding and the locusts outbreak are creating a humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia with many people unable to meet their ...
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Despite GMO Bt insect-resistant cotton approval, Ethiopia still skittish about widespread biotech crop cultivation

The Ethiopian government has denied approving the commercial cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) other than two Bt cotton varieties ...
CmiA Welcomes Mozambique as Sixth Project Country e

Ethiopian geneticist defends his country’s decision to approve GMO insect-resistant Bt cotton

A recent report by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service welcoming the Government of Ethiopia’s (GOE) ...

3.8-million-year-old Australopithecus anamensis skull found in Ethiopia may redefine branches of human evolution

Spotting the intact Australopithecus skull in the Ethiopian dirt caused paleoanthropologist Yohannes Haile-Selassie to literally jump for joy. … The ...
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Viewpoint: Obstructionist governments have kept the ‘green revolution’ out of Africa

A green revolution—the increase in agricultural yields seen in most parts of the poor world apart from Africa since the ...

Grain wars: Ethiopia fights to reclaim intellectual property rights of its ancient ‘supergrain’ teff

Teff is a grain dating back time immemorial in Ethiopia cuisine. Its flour is used to produce injera, a staple ...
Caffeine genetics

GMO coffee is on the horizon—but will we drink it?

Remember the Gros Michel banana? If you're under the age of seventy, you probably don't. That's because in the 1950s ...
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