Category Archives: Production

Japanese Ship Operator Apologizes for Oil Spill off Mauritius

The owner of the Japanese ship that ran aground off Mauritius spilling 1,000 metric tons of oil apologized for what environmentalists are calling a major ecological disaster. “We apologize profusely and deeply for the great trouble we have caused,” Akihiko Ono, the head of Mitsui OSK Lines, said Sunday in Tokyo. Ono promised the company

Sugar Production Shows Production Boost after Reform, Says Sugar Corporation

Addis Ababa: The sugar industry has shown big boost in productivity after the inclusive reform initiatives taken by the government, according to Ethiopian Sugar Corporation. Ethiopian Sugar Corporation Public Relations Head, Gashaw Aycheluhem told ENA that  sugar projects have been given priority by the government following the reform initiatives. “The reform on the sugar projects

Enhanced Bilateral Cooperation with Neighboring Countries Core in 10-Year Plan: FM Gedu

Addis Ababa: Enhancing the existing bilateral cooperation with neighboring countries and ensuring sustainable peace across the region are among the key goals under Ethiopia’s 10-Year development plan with regards to foreign relations, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gedu Andargachew said. Gedu made the remark on Monday during a consultation meeting that discussed on the 10­-Year National

Ministry, Partners Intensify Locust Control Operations

Addis Ababa : Ministry of Agriculture and partner organizations have reportedly enhanced ground and aerial control operations against the already dwindling locust infestation and invasion in the country. Acting Director-General at the ministry, Tamru Kebede told ENA that the information sharing and control operations against the dessert locust have improved and the pest is under

Urgent Action Required to Prevent Major Food Crisis in Eastern Africa: Int’l Organizations

Addis Ababa : The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and World Food Program (WFP) called for an immediate action to prevent a major food crisis in Eastern Africa. In their joint statement issued on Tuesday,  the organizations said that the region faces an unprecedented triple threat to food security