#Ethiopia

  • Article: This Supercomputer Could Help End the Locust Invasion Currently Destroying Parts of East Africa

    This Supercomputer Could Help End the Locust Invasion Currently Destroying Parts of East Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 19, 2020

    The supercomputer predicts weather conditions that create perfect breeding grounds for locusts. Read more

  • Article: Swarms of Locusts Are Eating Their Way Through East Africa and Threatening Severe Food Shortages

    Swarms of Locusts Are Eating Their Way Through East Africa and Threatening Severe Food Shortages

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 4, 2020

    A swarm of locusts, in a single day, can eat crops that would feed 2,500 people. Read more

  • Article: How Health Workers Are Reaching a Nomadic Tribe in Sub-Saharan Africa

    How Health Workers Are Reaching a Nomadic Tribe in Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Jacky Habib|Jan. 8, 2020

    The Ateker tribe often slips through the cracks of health systems due to their nomadic lifestyle. Read more

  • Article: These 3 Countries Have Made Major Improvements in Maternal and Newborn Health Care

    These 3 Countries Have Made Major Improvements in Maternal and Newborn Health Care

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 28, 2019

    Ethiopia, India, and Nigeria are making progress on tackling maternal and infant health problems. Read more

  • Article: Ethiopia Planted A Record 353 Million Trees in 24 Hours

    Ethiopia Planted A Record 353 Million Trees in 24 Hours

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 29, 2019

    Reforestation could be the best way to stop climate change. Read more

  • Article: I Made a Film About FGM for the UN. Here's What I Learned About Community, Survival, and Sense of Self.

    I Made a Film About FGM for the UN. Here's What I Learned About Community, Survival, and Sense of Self.

    July 22, 2019

    Sara Elgamal’s film tells the story of three women leading the fight against FGM in Ethiopia. Read more

  • Article: Ethiopian Children Will Receive Free School Meals Amid Drought

    Ethiopian Children Will Receive Free School Meals Amid Drought

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 8, 2019

    More than 1 million children in drought-affected areas are coming to school hungry. Read more

  • Article: These Are the 10 Most Neglected Crises in the World

    These Are the 10 Most Neglected Crises in the World

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|June 10, 2019

    This week, the Norwegian Refugee Council released its annual list of the worst displacement crises. Read more