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A new information hotline is giving smallholder farmers across Ethiopia access to best practice agronomic advice revolutionizing traditional agricultural extension. In collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), and Ethio Telecom, the 8028 hotline was created by the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA), who placed the extension information typically provided to agricultural Development Agents directly on a technology platform that can be accessed by anyone at any time. Twelve weeks after its launch in the Oromia, Amhara, Tigray and SNNP regions, the hotline has received nearly 1.5 million calls from 300,000 farmers.


On the occasion of the 11th specialized international exhibition on construction (ETHIO-CON 2014) which will be held at AA Exhibition centre from 17th to 21st September 2014, NOVE Consulting in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in Ethiopia announced the participation of Eight highly experienced and internationally renowned Italian companies working on building, building materials supply and construction under the logo “ClubItaliaExpo”.