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One of the machines purchased by Ethio-Feed PLC to process feed. With this and other machines, Ethio-Feed can produce feed with
November 19, 2015

Mokony, Southern Tigray, Ethiopia – The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), today held a ribbon cutting ceremony to launch a new livestock feed manufacturing facility developed through USAID’s grant to Ethio-Feed PLC. The investment will enable suppliers, processors, cooperatives, exporters, financial and other service providers to access higher nutritional content feed at lower prices. The facility will use low cost ingredients from agricultural byproducts in the region such as maize cobs, sugar cane tops and cactus pads. The facility has a daily capacity of 50 quintals per day per shift and is currently producing 4,000 quintals of processed feed requested by the Government of Ethiopia for distribution to smallholder farmers in drought affected areas.

March 19, 2015

World Vision Ethiopia (WVE), in collaboration with USAID and Inter-Religious Council of Ethiopia, conducted an Interfaith Roundtable for Action on Maternal/Child Health and Nutrition today in Addis Ababa. The purpose of the event was to set common objectives and action steps as to how to fully integrate the engagement of faith leaders into maternal, newborn and child health work across the country.

(L-R) USAID Ethiopia Mission Director Dennis Weller, PCI Country Representative Walleligne Alemaw, and Chief of Party Getu Woyes
March 18, 2015

The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today launched two activities to enhance resilience to climate change shocks and stresses reaching over 200 communities and one million people in Bale and Hararghe zones of Oromia Region. International development community experts and colleagues joined with representatives from the governments of Ethiopia and the United States at the launch ceremony.

(L-R) ASTCO Deputy General Manager Ali Salem Awad, State Minister of Industry Dr. Mabratu Melese, U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission P
March 17, 2015

Through a public-private partnership between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Partners in Food Solutions and TechnoServe, the ASTCO Food Complex today launched its new flour product, bringing Ethiopia one of the first locally fortified wheat flours. Based in Addis Ababa and founded in 2004, ASTCO is committed to expand its production of fortified wheat flour.

Simret Lulekal, the owner of SYE Agroindustry, discusses her company’s products with U.S. Ambassador Haslach. SYE works with 600
March 16, 2015

Addis Ababa -- The Ethiopia Sustainable Agribusiness Incubator (ESAI), a project of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), held a graduation ceremony today for 14 entrepreneurs who successfully introduced an innovative idea to the sesame, dairy and honey sectors, established a company and have started generating revenue.

Central Statistical Agency Director General Biratu Yigezu (left) and USAID Ethiopia Mission Director Dennis Weller sign an agree
March 12, 2015

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ethiopia Central Statistical Agency (CSA) today signed an agreement to begin planning for the 2016 Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey. The survey, partially funded by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, will provide current and reliable data on fertility and family planning behavior, child mortality, children’s nutritional status, use of maternal and child health services, family planning, knowledge and prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia.



Last updated: November 20, 2015

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