Ethiopia

July 22, 2016

Weaving Livelihoods: Assessing East Africa’s Handloom Potential

By Devika Jyothi ‘We have the finest cotton, and yet we have no access to the market,’ said a woman weaver in Uganda. ‘We wait for […]
May 10, 2016

So, tell me what you want, what you really really want

By Irene Ebrahimi Darsinouei The spices interventions in Ethiopia are gaining ground. After a study tour through India and the start of a ginger pilot project […]
March 21, 2016

What you reap isn’t always what you sow

By Irene Ebrahimi Darsinouei We sat down for an order of shiro on our way to Bombey, Ethiopia. Shiro is a staple Ethiopian stew. It is […]
January 26, 2016

Knowledge sharing, from South to South

By Irene Ebrahimi Darsinouei We are back in our respective Ethiopian and Rwandan homes, and look back on a week in India that was both knowledge […]