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Digitizing an historic work process

Pascal Minvielle, is a veteran in customs automation and innovative solutions for trace facilitation. Customs is an old work process that has been around for centuries in human history.

The surging role of Public Development Banks

As the First Finance in Common Summit was held in Paris between November 9th and 12th, Valerie Tehio, the AFD Ethiopian Director to Ethiopia (AFD) converses with The Reporter’s Samuel Getachew on the gathering, on the work on AFD in Ethiopia, on developmental banks in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and on the long term vision of development.

From the vantage point of Algeria

Salah Francis Elhamdi was appointed as Algerian Ambassador a year ago. This is his second time serving his nation in Ethiopia having served in Ethiopia more than a decade ago. Here, he converses with The Reporter's Samuel Getachew on a referendum set to take place in his nation this week, on his career, on trade, partnership and on how to make the historic relationship between Ethiopia and Algeria move forward.

Crawling steadily towards safe surgery in Ethiopia

Senait Bitew is a public health professional with a nursing background. She has worked in the health sector for more than 15 years and has managed programmes for the safer surgery non-profit - Lifebox - for the past three years.

Investment in magic beans

Sara Yirga is the founder & Manager of YA Coffee Roasters and is emerging as one of the most passionate promoters of Ethiopian coffee. Here, she talks to The Reporter’s Samuel Getachew reflecting on her local brand, on Ethiopia coffee, promoting it in the world and on helping Ethiopian women coffee entrepreneurs.

Fighting an army of pests

​​​​​​​Habtamu Tsegaye is a Crop Value Chain Advisor with Feed the Future Value Chain Activity, a project backed and financed by the USAID across the agricultural sector.