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CNH Industrial Inaugurates New TechPro2 Youth Training Program in Ethiopia

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This latest installment of the program, and the third in Ethiopia, is based out of Mekelle at the Don Bosco Poly Technic College, which operates under the Technical Vocational Education and Training Center (TVET). IVECO will provide the institution and its professors with the practical equipment, tools and training to offer a certified course that will qualify young trainees for a future career in the automotive sector. 

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This latest installment of the program, and the third in Ethiopia, is based out of Mekelle at the Don Bosco Poly Technic College, which operates under the Technical Vocational Education and Training Center (TVET). IVECO will provide the institution and its professors with the practical equipment, tools and training to offer a certified course that will qualify young trainees for a future career in the automotive sector. 

Bayer and Fair Planet Renew Commitment to Improve Access to Seeds in Ethiopia

Five-year renewal aims to improve food and nutrition security, provide economic opportunities for smallholder farmers in Ethiopia
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BERGSCHENHOEK, April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bayer has renewed its commitment to the “Bridging the Seed Gap” project for five years. The project, developed by the non-profit organization Fair Planet, facilitates smallholder farmers’ access to seeds of high-quality vegetable varieties suited to local growing conditions. Additional training on how to use these seeds sustainably and with minimal changes to traditional production practices helps the farmers improve their incomes based on significantly better harvests.

Tyson Foods Expands OneEgg Partnership to Nepal, Honduras and Ethiopia

Projects to increase accessibility of protein for children and fund nutritional research
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SPRINGDALE, Ark., October 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – One million children under 5 years of age in Nepal (or 36 percent of the population) suffer chronic malnutrition and 10 percent suffer from acute malnutrition. The difficulty in acquiring protein is a contributing factor to the nutrition gap in the south Asian country. In an effort to help combat those issues in Nepal, as well as Honduras and Ethiopia, Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) announced today a series of grants to OneEgg, a non-profit organization that delivers eggs to children in need.

Regreening Ethiopia!

To combat desertification and re-green arid and semi-arid areas in Ethiopia and seven other countries, a consortium of partners faces big challenges
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A ‘perfect storm’ of challenges is facing the Reversing Land Degradation in Africa by Scaling-up Evergreen Agriculture project, or Regreening Africa, in Ethiopia and seven other countries in East and West Africa.

VIDEO | Landscape Restoration in Ethiopia Brings Watershed to Life

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The village Abraha Atsbeha is surrounded by lush trees. Cattle find pastures to graze on and there is enough water to irrigate the crops. This would be an ordinary story for rural life in the northern hemisphere or other fertile regions, but for a drought stricken country like Ethiopia it sounds astonishing.

Preventing Future Environmental Hazards in Ethiopia’s Rural Communities

by Po Yan Ho and Meron Agonafir
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In Weledi, a town located 330 km from the capital city of Addis Ababa, Bechtel experts in partnership with the local government, NGOs, and community; and Engineers Without Borders, worked together to strengthen the resilience of the community against future health hazards that arose from water contamination. 

How Ethiopia’s Nascent Apparel Industry Can Build a Strong, Empowered Workforce

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By Lauren Shields, Manager, BSR and Margaux Yost, Associate, BSR

“In today’s global economy, brands must understand the industry needs in the new countries they source from. At The Children’s Place, our aim is to support the development of the new garment workforce in Ethiopia and do our part to bring sustainable business practices to the region.” —The Children’s Place

Can Better Toilets and Latrines Solve the World’s Sanitation Problem?

Diverse Partners Work to Build a Booming Toilet Business in Ethiopia
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"Excuse me. May I use your toilet?”

Despite my not being a paying customer, the restaurant owner directed me toward a doorway at the back of the building. Through the doorway, a woman shucking corn pointed me towards a tarp draped over a piece of wire, less than 20 feet away. I pulled back the ripped tarp to find the toilet—a hole in the ground swarming with flies.

Novartis Launches ‘Novartis Access’, a Portfolio of Affordable Medicines to Treat Chronic Diseases in Lower-income Countries

First-of-its-kind portfolio approach in healthcare industry, aiming to increase availability and affordability of 15 medicines against cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, respiratory illnesses and breast cancer
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  • First-of-its-kind portfolio approach in healthcare industry, aiming to increase availability and affordability of 15 medicines against cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, respiratory illnesses and breast cancer
  • Novartis portfolio to be offered to governments and non-governmental organizations in low- and low-middle-income countries for USD 1 per treatment, per month
  • Some 28 million people die from chronic diseases in low- and middle-income countries each year, representing 75% of such deaths globally1
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  • First-of-its-kind portfolio approach in healthcare industry, aiming to increase availability and affordability of 15 medicines against cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, respiratory illnesses and breast cancer
  • Novartis portfolio to be offered to governments and non-governmental organizations in low- and low-middle-income countries for USD 1 per treatment, per month
  • Some 28 million people die from chronic diseases in low- and middle-income countries each year, representing 75% of such deaths globally1

STAR India Will Air 'Girl Rising' Documentary on Girls' Empowerment with Help of Bollywood Stars

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On Saturday, August 29, STAR India's flagship channel Star Plus will air Girl Rising, an acclaimed documentary from Academy Award nominee Richard E. Robbins that raises awareness of gender inequality and advocates for women's empowerment. The film is the centerpiece of the Girl Rising campaign, which promotes women's rights around the world, and this broadcast will be the first time the film has been shown in India.

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