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News Topic - Ethiopia

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Climate change could lower the quality of your coffee Ethiopia, a leading world coffee producer, could lose up to 60% of its suitable coffee farming land by the end of this century because of climate change, a study finds.
CNN.com | 18 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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'Africa must do more for women's football' The deputy secretary general of Ethiopia's football federation wants African nations to do more to promote women's football.
BBC News | 21 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Why your morning caffeine fix could be in jeopardy, given a warming planet Your morning cup of coffee could be threatened by climate change. More than half of Ethiopia's coffee production could be wiped out unless farmers move their crops to higher ground.
CBC.ca | 21 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Land restoration in Ethiopia: 'This place was abandoned ... This is incredible to me' A project to restore the land in Tigray, Ethiopia has created opportunities for livelihoods for young people who had been leaving in drovesEthiopia is suffering from severe drought, but there is water in Gergera. 20 years of restoring its hills and river
The Guardian | Jun 21, 2017 09:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
An ancient Islamic city has been found under an Ethiopian town where local lore spoke of giants The residents of Harlaa, a small town in eastern Ethiopia, have always suspected there was something special about their city. For years farmers have been unearthing Chinese coins, old pottery, and building stones so massive that local lore has said that
Yahoo! News | Jun 20, 2017 12:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Africa's largest refugee crisis now a 'children's crisis' — UNICEF Raising alarm over the plight of refugees, in particular the situation of women and children, arriving in Uganda, Ethiopia and Kenya having fled violence and instability in South Sudan, the United Nations Children's Fund has called on governments to do
UN News Centre | Jun 20, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ethiopia's Coffee Farmers Are 'On The Front Lines Of Climate Change' A new study says that Ethiopia could lose more than 50 percent of its coffee growing regions to climate change. But, higher altitude areas could become more suitable for coffee in the coming decades.
NPR.org | Jun 20, 2017 12:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Global warming brews big trouble in coffee birthplace Ethiopia Rising temperatures are set to wipe out half of Ethiopias coffee-growing areas, with loss of certain locations likened to France losing a great wine regionGlobal warming is likely to wipe out half of the coffee growing area in Ethiopia, the birthplace of
The Guardian | Jun 19, 2017 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Efforts Under Way to Rescue African Migrants Held for Ransom in Libya The International Organization for Migration reports efforts are ongoing to rescue around 200 migrants, from Somalia and Ethiopia, who have been kidnapped in Libya and are being held for ransom. News of the kidnappings and illegal detentions in Libya firs
Voice of America | Jun 16, 2017 5:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Archaeologists uncover a 12th century city in Ethiopia Researchers from the University of Exeter discovered the forgotten city, including a mosque, pottery and jewellery, in Harlaa, Eastern Ethiopia.
Mail Online | Jun 16, 2017 4:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend