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Ethiopia – Next Stop For Textile Industry?

Swedish clothing retailer H&M wants to set up shop in Ethiopia, since production costs there are cheaper than in the Far East. Other clothing manufacturers are hesitating. Could Ethiopia become the next Bangladesh? Ethiopia’s economy just keeps growing – since 2007 at times with double-digit leaps and bounds. “The Economist” projects that the country will […]

Smallholder farmers stymied by lack of information can see realtime market prices for their produce, and now they want to sell to Tesco, too. The importance of smallholder farmers in terms of food security and economic development is increasingly being realised. Most of the 1.4 billion people living on less than $1.25 a day live in rural areas and […]

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