Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

— Ethiopia’s agricultural sector is in a period of historic transformation, as it shifts from being subsistence-based to market oriented, and is employing modern techniques to make differences in its yields, practices and results.

Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)
Khalid Bomba, CEO of the Agricultural Transformation Agency, said Ethiopia’s agriculture sector is in a stage of transition and change. (Fana Broadcasting Corporate/FBC)
— Ethio Telecom is set to put in place a system that helps prevent theft and use of below-standard handset as well as illegal external calls in not more than a month’s time.

Theft and sale of below-standard handsets on the market as well as illegal external calls are some of the problems being observed among mobile phone subscribers. (Fana Broadcasting Corporate/FBC)

–Some 14 plastic factories operating in Addis Ababa have been producing thin plastic bags below the 0.03mm standard bin liner, a study conducted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change revealed. Of these, two were operating without license from the government.

Compliance Monitoring and Controlling Director with the Ministry, Mehari Wondemagegn said the study was conducted on 21 sample plastic factories out of the 486 factories operating in the capital city. (Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation/EBC) Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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