Archives for June, 2014

Ethiopia: Inflationary Growth and Food Deficiency

By Daniel Teferra (PhD)* Ethiopia is not a land of famines despite the publicity and sentiment surrounding the famines of the 1970s and 1980s.  Ethiopia is potentially rich. Transforming just one of the fertile provinces through modern farming can feed the entire nation. It is ironic that wheat tops the list of imported food stuff...

Ethiopia in Horn of Africa

By Daniel Teferra (PhD)* Geographically, the Horn of Africa today consists of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia. In 1936, Italian colonialists captured Ethiopia and combined it with their existing colonies of Eritrea and Italian Somaliland to form their Italian East Africa. Realizing the enormous economic potential of this region, the Italians allocated 133 million British...