Tag: Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Reversing Effects of Drought through Concentrated Efforts


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editorial Climate Change has become a global phenomenon that is subsequently triggered by various man-made and natural factors. Deforestation and industrial wastes and pollutants have continued to increase carbon emissions which have caused global warming. In the post industrial situation, countries are being forced to face the grim […]

Ethiopia, a Nation of Farmers, Strains Under Severe Drought


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  Carcasses of cattle litter the landscape in northeastern Ethiopia. More than 80 percent of Ethiopia’s population works in agriculture, making the country especially vulnerable to drought. Credit Jacey Fortin for The New York Times       MIESO, Ethiopia — Every day, Yasin Mohammed Aliye stakes out […]

El Niño Strikes Ethiopia


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Ethiopia is suffering its worst drought in more than a decade, a condition exacerbated by El Niño, the water-warming phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean that has affected weather patterns and reduced rainfall levels across a large chunk of Africa, hitting Ethiopia particularly hard. More than 80 percent of […]