Country: Ethiopia

Sudan (September 1995)

The rains have improved in southern Sudan since mid-July, easing drought conditions which had prevailed during the first half of the year, particularly in south-eastern Sudan. Insufficient rainfall in June and July in eastern Equatoria, causing greatly reduced yields and destroying crops, has resulted in increased food insecurity in the area, although farmers are confident… Read more »

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Ethiopia (April 1995)

In December 1994 the new Ethiopian Constitution was ratified. Most controversially, this provides for the secession of the newly created regions. Opposition to this remains vigorous within the country, but the donor community remains broadly supportive of the government. The Oromo opposition appears to be consolidating and reorganising. Three Oromo movements: the OPLF (Oromo People’s… Read more »

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Les Mauvaises Frontières Font de Mauvais Voisins L’Economie Politique du Secours et de Réhabilitation dans la 5ème Région Somalie, Ethiopie Orientale

L’absence quasi totale d’antécédents politiques, institutionnels ou de programmation est un des éléments qui distinguent les récents programmes d’aide dans l’est de l’Ethiopie. Une telle lacune ne saurait être justifiée dans une région qui a connu un siècle de conflits et où 20 ans d’interventions de secours et de réhabilitation ont profondément marqué les relations entre les pourvoyeurs et… Read more »

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Ethiopia (September 1994)

Of the total 1994 import requirement of 1.27 million tonnes 0.97 million has been pledged and 0.66 million tonnes imported. Offtake from Assab has exceeded historical records, though off-take through Massawa in Eritrea has been hampered by lack of funding for spare parts for port equipment. The recently harvested 1994 secondary ‘belg’ crop is estimated… Read more »

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Sudan (September 1994)

Heavy rains in northern Sudan during July-August resulted in localised flooding but favourable harvests, significantly above those of last year, are now being forecast throughout Sudan. Cereal prices are falling in anticipation of the harvest and WFP is planning reduction in operations in the South. In South Sudan fighting near the Ethiopian border has increased… Read more »

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Ethiopia (March 1994)

National production equivalent to the average for the last five years but there are sharp variations in local production with northern Shoa, northern Wollo, Tigray and Hararghe experiencing reduced production and Arsi and Gojam experiencing near record production. Total cereal and pulse import needs are estimated at just over 1 million tonnes of which 450,000… Read more »

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