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Ethiopia, Save the Children sign agreement to open regional office in Addis Ababa

Ambassador Berhane Gebre-Christos, State Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Mrs. Natacha Vorholter, Deputy Regional Director of Save the Children International, signed on Monday (September 08) an agreement to open a Pan African Office in Addis Ababa. On the occasion of the signing ceremony, Ambassador Berhane recalled the long-term partnership of Ethiopia and Save the Children International over many years. He thanked Mrs.

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South striving to send 500,000 children to school

Addis Ababa September 9/2014 - South Ethiopia Peoples' State is striving to enable all school-age children in the state attend classes in this academic year.

It is working in collaboration with stakeholders to convince parents to send all their children to schools, representative of the regional education bureau said.

The representative, Adane Nguse told ENA that the bureau is using social gatherings, development armies and religious institutions to register children through a door-to-door campaign.

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IBM Comes Up with Proposal to Support Health Sector

Addis Ababa September 04/2014 IBM (International Business Machine Corporation) has proposed to introduce a technological scheme that it says would make the country's health extension program effective.

At a press briefing the 15-person team gave on Thursday, September 4, 2014, they have spent 4 weeks in Addis Ababa working with government ministries and NGOs to help them deliver health services, track economic growth and attract foreign investment.

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Nation gains meaningful results in irrigation development

Addis Ababa August 26/2014

Ethiopia has gained meaningful results regarding small scale irrigation in terms of size of land developed through irrigation and amount of output, the Ministry of Agriculture said.

In Ethiopia, where over 82 per cent of the total population lives in rural areas, agriculture is the major means of earning a living and it's the backbone of the economy, constitutes about 43 per cent of the country’s GDP. Over 80 per cent of the country’s exports come from agriculture.

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Workshop discussing mainstreaming gender in agriculture kicks off

Addis Ababa August 19/2014 The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) urged local governments to mainstream gender in agriculture programs.

Speaking on a three-day workshop here yesterday, Social Scientist at the Institute, Annet Mulema said mainstreaming gender in agriculture will help to boost productivity.

Closing the gender gap in agriculture would help to increase productivity by 20 to 30 percent, she added. It would also help countries to reduce food insecurity by 12 to 17 percent.