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News Ethiopia Afar: Social norms stop Ethiopian girls from making safe choices about pregnancy

Published on: Monday 24 February 2020
Social norms stop Ethiopian girls from making safe choices about pregnancy
News source: http://theconversation.com/social-norms-stop-ethiopian-girls-from-making-safe-choices-about-pregnancy-131491

In Ethiopia 60% of girls are married by the age of 18 ... This is the case in pastoralist communities such as in Afar, a north east region of the country. All these dynamics underline the need to ...

News Ethiopia Afar: Assessing potential locations for flood-based farming using satellite imagery: a case study of Afar region, Ethiopia

Published on: Thursday 20 February 2020
Assessing potential locations for flood-based farming using satellite imagery: a case study of Afar region, Ethiopia
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/assessing-potential-locations-flood-based-farming-using-satellite-imagery-case-study

The dry lowlands of Ethiopia are seasonally affected by long periods of low rainfall and ... July and August have flood events during the major (meher) season. In the Afar region, there is potentially ...

News Ethiopia Afar: Desert Locusts spread to new areas in Ethiopia

Published on: Sunday 19 January 2020
Desert Locusts spread to new areas in Ethiopia
News source: https://www.cnbcafrica.com/apo/2020/01/20/desert-locusts-spread-to-new-areas-in-ethiopia/

Download logo Despite control efforts, Desert Locusts are spreading to new areas of Ethiopia in vast numbers. According to Government data provided on 07 January 2020, Desert Locusts has have infested ...

News Ethiopia Afar: Ethiopia Key Message Update: Desert locust, high food prices, and conflict threatens household food security across the country, January 2020

Published on: Friday 31 January 2020
Ethiopia Key Message Update: Desert locust, high food prices, and conflict threatens household food security across the country, January 2020
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/ethiopia-key-message-update-desert-locust-high-food-prices-and-conflict-threatens

In pastoral areas of Afar, Somali and southeast Oromia are likely to be in Stressed (IPC Phase 2) and Crisis (IPC Phase 3) as households continue to recover from recurrent drought and ethnic conflict.

News Ethiopia Afar: Ethiopia Humanitarian Needs Overview 2020

Published on: Thursday 09 January 2020
Ethiopia Humanitarian Needs Overview 2020
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/ethiopia-humanitarian-needs-overview-2020

The majority of livelihoods in Ethiopia are linked to climate trends ... Crop and pasture loss due to desert locust infestations in parts of Afar, Amhara and Tigray regions was considered when ...

News Ethiopia Afar: Ethiopia Health Cluster Situation and Response Dashboard, Jan - Nov 2019

Published on: Thursday 09 January 2020
Ethiopia Health Cluster Situation and Response Dashboard, Jan - Nov 2019
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/ethiopia-health-cluster-situation-and-response-dashboard-jan-nov-2019

Chikungunya outbreak is ongoing in 3 woredas of Afar region and 1 woreda of Somali region. 4,334 cases were reported since the onset in September. Dengue fever outbreak is ongoing in Gewane woreda of ...

News Ethiopia Afar: Saudi's ACWA Power signs deals for Ethiopian solar plants

Published on: Friday 27 December 2019
Saudi's ACWA Power signs deals for Ethiopian solar plants
News source: https://www.arabianbusiness.com/energy/436042-saudis-acwa-power-signs-deals-for-ethiopian-solar-plants

With a combined capacity of 250MW, the projects are estimated to power 750,000 homes in Ethiopia and offset 320,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year. The new plants will be located in Dicheto, in the ...

News Ethiopia Afar: Ethiopia: Agriculture Sector HRP Monthly Dashboard (December 2019)

Published on: Monday 30 December 2019
Ethiopia: Agriculture Sector HRP Monthly Dashboard (December 2019)
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/ethiopia-agriculture-sector-hrp-monthly-dashboard-december-2019

The poor rain performance from April to May (Gu/Genna) in the South and Southeaster parts of Ethiopia had a negative impact on pasture availability ... In Sitti zone, areas that are used for crop ...

News Ethiopia Afar: Stunning but deadly, see the place on Earth where nothing survives

Published on: Sunday 24 November 2019
Stunning but deadly, see the place on Earth where nothing survives
News source: https://ca.news.yahoo.com/stunning-deadly-see-place-earth-163000608.html

But even they don't care for the visually stunning but intensely hostile environment of Dallol. Located in northeastern Ethiopia, the Danakil (or Afar) Depression sits at the intersection of three ...

News Ethiopia Afar: Ethiopia: Saudi Firm Kicks Off Solar Projects Worth $300m

Published on: Tuesday 22 October 2019
Ethiopia: Saudi Firm Kicks Off Solar Projects Worth $300m
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910220598.html

close to the border with Djibouti in Afar Regional State. The agreement for the two projects was signed early last week between Ahmed Shide, minister of Finance and the chairperson of the Private ...

News Ethiopia Afar: Ethiopia’s Lucy has company: new male skull discovered in Afar

Published on: Thursday 29 August 2019
Ethiopia’s Lucy has company: new male skull discovered in Afar
News source: https://uk.news.yahoo.com/ethiopia-lucy-company-male-skull-142721265.html

Lucy, the famed partial skeleton found in Ethiopia in 1974, has a new companion – a male skull found just 55 kilometres from her resting place, which scientists say helps to fill a major information gap on the early evolution of man.The 3.8 million-year-old skull, called ‘MRD’ is one of the most complete

News Ethiopia Afar: Top Gear review: Even the attempts at gross vulgarity are numbingly awful

Published on: Sunday 16 June 2019
Top Gear review: Even the attempts at gross vulgarity are numbingly awful
News source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/reviews/top-gear-review-chris-harris-freddie-flintoff-paddy-mcguiness-watch-bbc-two-a8959591.html

Three male presenters, the usual stunts, the usual format: dull, dull, dull. Like the average punter taking on a used Nissan Almera diesel, I wasn’t hoping for much from series 27 of Top Gear. I was right.

News Ethiopia Afar: Ethiopia’s Strange Volcanic Landscapes Are Irresistible to Scientists (and Tourists)

Published on: Tuesday 18 June 2019
Ethiopia’s Strange Volcanic Landscapes Are Irresistible to Scientists (and Tourists)
News source: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/dallol-as-mars-analog-tourism

An Afar man looks over the volcanic landscape in Dallol. Eric Lafforgue/Art in All of Us/Corbis via Getty Images The area around the Dallol volcano in Ethiopia is like nowhere else on Earth. Toxic ...

News Ethiopia Afar: Stone tools were 'invented' many times in different places before becoming essential to humanity, Ethiopian dig site suggests

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
Stone tools were 'invented' many times in different places before becoming essential to humanity, Ethiopian dig site suggests
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7099889/Stone-tools-invented-times-different-places.html

The tools were dug up at a site known as Bokol Dora 1 or BD 1 in the Afar region of north-eastern Ethiopia. It is near where the oldest fossilised jaw bone of our genus Homo dating to about 2.78 ...

News Ethiopia Afar: EHCT Key Messages on Drought Conditions Compounding the Ongoing Nationwide Response to Internal Displacement

Published on: Thursday 13 June 2019
EHCT Key Messages on Drought Conditions Compounding the Ongoing Nationwide Response to Internal Displacement
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/ehct-key-messages-drought-conditions-compounding-ongoing-nationwide-response

The group listed southern Ethiopia amongst the areas where the condition ... including lowlands of Oromia and SNNP and parts of Afar regions, some 3.8 million people will require early action ...

News Ethiopia Afar: The Reasons Ethiopia Needs To Move To The Top Of Your Bucket List!

Published on: Thursday 09 May 2019
The Reasons Ethiopia Needs To Move To The Top Of Your Bucket List!
News source: https://www.africa.com/the-reasons-ethiopia-needs-to-move-to-the-top-of-your-bucket-list/

It is so hard to put into words. The depression is in the northern part of the Afar Triangle or Afar Depression in Ethiopia, a geological depression that has resulted from the divergence of three ...

News Ethiopia Afar: Tigray of Ethiopia collects close to $130 million tax

Published on: Tuesday 14 May 2019
News source: https://newbusinessethiopia.com/tigray-of-ethiopia-collects-close-to-130-million-tax/

the State of Afar in the east, the State of Amhara in the south, and the Republic of the Sudan in the west. Tigray’s population size was 3,136,267 of which 1,542,165 were males and 1,594,102 were ...

News Ethiopia Afar: Enabling Resilience for Pastoral Communities in Ethiopia - PRIME Impact and Results Report, March 2019

Published on: Friday 10 May 2019
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/enabling-resilience-pastoral-communities-ethiopia-prime-impact-and-results-report

By working with traditional pastoralists and those transitioning out of pastoralism in Afar, Oromia and Somali regions of Ethiopia’s drylands, PRIME achieved results within five strategic ...