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Deepening Drought Hits Ethiopia Herders as Millions Go Hungry

Severe drought so far killed two million livestock in Ethiopia : FAO

Drought has devastated herders’ livelihoods as it exhausted pastures and water sources, leading to a significant number of animals dying or falling ill. In Ethiopia, some 8.5 million people – one in 12 people – are now suffering from hunger.

BY REUTERS

Livestock are dying in parts of Ethiopia that are overwhelmingly reliant on their milk as deepening drought pushes up the number of districts in need of life-saving aid by 19 percent, according to a report released on Thursday.

At least 8.5 million people in 228 districts of Ethiopia need urgent food aid in the second half of the year, up from 5.6 million in January, according to the study published on ReliefWeb, a website run by the United Nations. Continue reading Deepening Drought Hits Ethiopia Herders as Millions Go Hungry

COMESA Promotes Eritrea Investment Opportunities

COMESA Regional Investment Agency Identified Investment Opportunities in Eritrea that have regional impacts

By TesfaNews,

As part of its endeavor to identify and promote investment opportunities with special focus on projects that have regional impact, the Regional Investment Agency (RIA) of COMESA identified the following potential investment opportunities in Eritrea and presented them in summary form.  Continue reading COMESA Promotes Eritrea Investment Opportunities