Monday, May 20, 2024

Tag: Agriculture

Ministry supports large-scale wheat farmers

The Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) announced it is working to support investors who have embarked on large-scale farms to cultivate wheat under the national wheat irrigation project in low and highland parts of the country.

Authority works with NGOs to replace old coffee varieties

In an effort to boost export income from coffee, the Ethiopia Coffee and Tea Development Authority announced that it is working in collaboration with foreign Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) to replace old coffee varieties with improved ones.

Gov’t embraces hermetic storage technology

In an effort to reduce post harvesting loss, the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) embraced Hermetic Storage Technology (HST), which was in a pilot stage in four regional states for the last three years.

Fight against Locust invasion shows progress, FAO

The scale of spring breeding of Locusts is expected to be limited because of the ongoing control operations that continue to reduce the number of swarms and the likelihood of poor spring rains starting in March, FAO announced.

FAO sounds alarm as swarms of desert locust breed

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned further spread of swarms of desert locust as some continue to mature in Oromia, Somali and Southern regions.