Inflation keeps soaring

Inflation keeps soaring

The latest report from the Central Statistical Authority (CSA) disclosed that the overall inflation rate in September 2021 has reached 34.8 percent. Last month’s rate registered a 4 percent surge from the August 2021 inflation rate, which was stood at 30.4 percent. Food inflation, the major contributing factor for the ballooning inflation also reached 42…

Ethiopia plans to garner $5.25 bln export income

Ethiopia plans to garner $5.25 bln export income

President Sahlewerq Zewdie said Monday that the government has planned to collect $5.25 billion export income in 2021/2022 budget year. “Reforming the trade system is among the priorities of the government,” Sahlewerq said. Ethiopia earned $3.6 billion from the export of commodities in 2020/2021 fiscal year, according to Ministry of Trade and Industry. President Sahlewerq…

Waste water treatment brings relief for horticultural farms

Waste water treatment brings relief for horticultural farms

The Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA) has said that used water treatment in horticultural farms has brought a relief as farms are reducing their water consumption and environmental protection is guaranteed. Adding to environmental protection, recycling water by the farms is helping in improving public health. Thomas Teklesilassie, Waste Management Manager at the EHPEA…