In January 2014, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) announced formation of a global consortium supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a new vaccine against the tick-borne livestock disease East Coast fever, which kills more than one million cattle each year in sub-Saharan Africa. 146 more words
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I managed the forage Genebank at ILRI in Ethiopia, which has the most diverse collection of tropical highland grasses in the world. 1,134 more words
in keeping with our effort to always bring you the freshest ideas in sustainability, our March review features the coolest cell phone charging and best new sustainable franchise idea you wish you had thought of but didn’t: … 634 more words
Chinese labour is cheap, sure – but Ethiopian labour is even cheaper. As margins get tighter at home, Chinese companies are looking further afield, and many are settling on Ethiopia as an attractive alternative for their factories and plants. 1,661 more words
JUBA: Vivacell, a South Sudanese telecoms company owned by Lebanon-based Fattouch Investment Group, has apologised for unveiling a series of new billboards that featured detained politician and SPLM Secretary-General Pag’an Amum and contained advertisement slogans feared to be loaded with hidden messages.