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What’s driving Ethiopia’s fast development? Millions of smallholder farmers, of course

By James Stapleton (ILRI) Industrialization is key to economic development, and agriculture—supplying raw materials for processing and value addition—is an essential component of that process. Comprising more than 40% of national GDP and producing the overwhelming majority of the Ethiopia’s food, smallholder farmers are at the centre of the country’s recent economic success. So declared… Read more »