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USAID Equips ECX Coffee Certification Labs to Expand Specialty Markets

Certification Vital to Expanding Exports and Increasing Smallholder Farmer Incomes Hawassa, SNNPR, Ethiopia, October 7, 2014 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Agribusiness Market Development (AGP-AMDe) project provided new tools and instruments to equip Ethiopian Commodity Exchange coffee certification laboratories in Hawassa, Jimma and Dilla required for Specialty Coffee Association of American ...
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New Tools to Enable Smallholder Farmers to Reduce Post Harvest Loss, Increase Productivity, Sales Income

More than 1.5 million smallholder farmers to access post-harvest instruments Addis A2014 – Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Agribusiness Market Development (AGP-AMDe) program, a U.S. Feed the Future Initiative, handed over to Becho Woliso, Ambo & Errer Farmers’ Cooperative Unions (FCU) grain grading tools to help smallholder member farmers, notably in ...
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New Multi-Drug Resistant TB Facility Opens at Bishoftu Hospital

The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) TBCARE Project, implemented by the KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, handed over a newly renovated facility for treatment of Multi-Drug Resistant TB (MDR-TB) to Oromia Regional Health Bureau, Bishoftu Hospital today. The new MDR-TB facility is to be one of the centers of excellence for the ...
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66 New Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn in at U.S. Embassy

Ambassador Patricia Haslach administered the oath of service to 66 new Peace Corps Volunteers at the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa today.  With this new group, there are now 231 Peace Corps Volunteers in Ethiopia providing English language education, combating HIV/AIDS, preventing environmental degradation, and promoting food security.  The Volunteers are located in Amhara, Oromia, ...
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