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How Africa’s first commodity exchange revolutionised Ethiopia’s economy

Posted on 14 December 2012

Eleni Gabre-Madhin on how a market has empowered Ethiopian farmers by focusing on distribution as well as production. While government leaders, NGOs and corporations devise strategies to churn out more food for future generations, Eleni Gabre-Madhin is taking a different approach.
Concerned by a 2002 famine in her home country of Ethiopia that followed bumper crops in 2000 and 2001, the Stanford-educated economist decided it was time to go beyond food production and take a hard look at distribution………………………………………..Full Article: Source

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