Addis Ababa February 27/2015 A research and training center that will help to boost rice production in Ethiopia in the coming five years will be built with the support of the government of Japan.
The agreement for the construction of the center was signed by the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
JICA and the Ethiopian government will cover the 10 million USD, which the project is expected to consume.
Addis Ababa February 26/2015
Japan has committed over one million USD for grassroots projects in Ethiopia.
The grant for 11 development projects was signed today by Japan’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Kazuhiro Suzuki.
Ethiopian ranks first in Africa and tenth in the world in terms of her livestock resources. Despite this the country does not earn the expected amount of benefit as compare to the available livestock resources owing to weak animal health control information system.
Addis Ababa February 02/2015 Polio is no more a health threat to children in Benishangul Gumuz Regional State, the State Health Bureau said.
Bureau Nutrition Process Owner, Zekarias Adamu, told ENA that a consolidated door-to-door polio vaccination campaign has been undertaken in the region during the past 10 years.
In addition to the campaign, the regular provision of vaccination in health institutions has helped expand the coverage of vaccination in the region, according to Zekarias.
Addis Ababa December 27/2014 Promising results have gained in pastoralist communities in the education and health sectors through implementation of schemes appropriate to the lifestyle and culture of the communities, the Ministries of Education and Health said.