Friday, April 19, 2024

Tag: Agriculture

Agricultural extension program enters new era of digitization

A 10 year digitization roadmap to provide agricultural information for farmers, replacing Development Agents (Das) is rolled out. The Ministry of Agriculture, the Agricultural Transformation...

Gov’t mulls fertilizer subsidies

The government is considering subsidies and loan options for farmers to alleviate supply shortages and price hikes in the fertilizer market, the Ministry of...

Local fertilizer production plan takes shape

Ethiopian Investment Holding vies to partner with foreign fertilizer manufacturers The Ministry of Mines will soon hire international companies that are able to conduct a...

Int’l Firms ‘sabotage’ fertilizer supply: officials

The government blamed sabotage by international companies for fertilizer shortage and its price hike this year. Companies, mostly Egyptian, which participated in the bidding process,...

Eight New Abattoirs near completion amidst meager livestock supply

Eight new export slaughterhouses finalized more than 50 percent of their construction, with two of them already requesting operation permits, while others acquire machineries. Each of the slaughter houses have been constructed at a minimum investment cost of 200 million birr.