Coffee Atlas of Ethiopia

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Author: Aaron Davis,Zeleke Kebebew Challa,Susana Baena,Jenny Williams,Tadesse Woldemariam Gole,Justin Moat

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

ISBN: 9781842466605

Category: Coffee

Page: 128

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This richly illustrated volume is the first complete atlas of coffee production in Ethiopia, birth-place of coffee drinking and the main home of wild arabica coffee (Coffea arabica). Around 15 million Ethiopians are coffee farmers, and Ethiopia is Africa's largest coffee producer and one of the most important coffee-growing regions of the world, renowned for its diversity of flavour profiles, including those of the celebrated coffees of Harar, Limu, Sidamo, and Yirgacheffe. The aim of the Coffee Atlas of Ethiopia is to inform the reader about the coffee landscape of Ethiopia. It shows where coffee is grown, where the natural coffee forests are located, and where coffee could be grown. The atlas maps are accompanied by information on coffee farming, environment and climate, and a description of the main coffee areas. Also included in the atlas are key coffee origins, coffee towns and coffee delivery centres, as well as other useful items. The atlas can be used to assess the potential and vulnerability for coffee farming in Ethiopia, as well as provide a logistics resource for the coffee sector and those otherwise working with, or interested in, coffee. It is also an essential reference for resource managers.

Coffee Atlas of Ethiopia

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Author: Aaron Davis,Justin Moat,Tim Wilkinson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781842466209

Category: Nature

Page: 56

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This richly illustrated volume is the first complete atlas of coffee production in Ethiopia, the natural home of Arabica coffee and Africa's largest coffee producer. One of the most important coffee-growing regions of the world, Ethiopia is world-renowned for its diversity of flavor profiles, including the celebrated coffees of Harar, Sidamo, Yirgacheffe and Limu. Around 15 million Ethiopians are coffee farmers, and this innovative atlas is a state-of-the-artview of wild coffee forests, forest coffee production areas, and coffee gardens. It provides an invaluable resource for understanding the Ethiopian coffee landscape, and a base-line for monitoring, management, and exploration. Coffee Atlas of Ethiopia will be the essential reference for resource managers, researchers, conservationists, coffee exporters and importers, and coffee lovers.

The Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian Economy

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Author: Fantu Cheru,Christopher Cramer,Arkebe Oqubay

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0192546449

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 872

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From a war-torn and famine-plagued country at the beginning of the 1990s, Ethiopia is today emerging as one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa. Growth in Ethiopia has surpassed that of every other sub-Saharan country over the past decade and is forecast by the International Monetary Fund to exceed 8 percent over the next two years. The government has set its eyes on transforming the country into a middle-income country by 2025, and into a leading manufacturing hub in Africa. The Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian Economy studies this country's unique model of development, where the state plays a central role, and where a successful industrialization drive has challenged the long-held erroneous assumption that industrial policy will never work in poor African countries. While much of the volume is focused on post-1991 economic development policy and strategy, the analysis is set against the background of the long history of Ethiopia, and more specifically on the Imperial period that ended in 1974, the socialist development experiment of the Derg regime between 1974 and 1991, and the policies and strategies of the current EPRDF government that assumed power in 1991. Including a range of contributions from both academic and professional standpoints, this volume is a key reference work on the economy of Ethiopia.

The World Atlas of Coffee

From beans to brewing - coffees explored, explained and enjoyed

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Author: James Hoffmann

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1784725714

Category: Cooking

Page: 272

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Coffee has never been better, or more interesting, than it is today. Coffee producers have access to more varieties and techniques than ever before and we, as consumers, can share in that expertise to make sure the coffee we drink is the best we can find. Where coffee comes from, how it was harvested, the roasting process and the water used to make the brew are just a few of the factors that influence the taste of what we drink. Champion barista and coffee expert James Hoffmann examines these key factors, looking at varieties of coffee, the influence of terroir, how it is harvested and processed, the roasting methods used, through to the way in which the beans are brewed. Country by country - from Bolivia to Zambia - he then identifies key characteristics and the methods that determine the quality of that country's output. Along the way we learn about everything from the development of the espresso machine, to why strength guides on supermarket coffee are really not good news. This is the first book to chart the coffee production of over 35 countries, encompassing knowledge never previously published outside the coffee industry. For everyone who wants to understand more about coffee and its wonderful nuances and possibilities, this is the book to have.

Atlas of the Ethiopian Rural Economy

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Author: Tadesse, Mulugeta,Alemu, Betre,Bekele, Gashaw,Tebikew, Tewodros,Chamberlin, Jordan,Benson, Todd

Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst

ISBN: 0896291545

Category: Social Science

Page: 93

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"One important impediment to improved policies and investments for poor and rural people in Africa has been a lack of data on actual conditions. To begin to help fill this data gap, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) worked closely with Ethiopia’s Central Statistical Agency to produce the Atlas of the Ethiopian Rural Economy. This Atlas gives a comprehensive view of rural Ethiopia in the areas of production, infrastructure, markets, natural resources, agroclimate, social indicators, institutions, and demographics. By giving a full and multilayered picture of conditions in rural Ethiopia, these maps should facilitate the design of interventions that can contribute to a path of sustained growth for the Ethiopian economy. They should also help policymakers and development practitioners target interventions to the people and communities who need them most." -- from Foreword by Joachim von Braun

The New Atlas of Planet Management

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Author: Norman Myers

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520238796

Category: Nature

Page: 304

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The groundbreaking survey of the state of our planet that was first published in 1984 has been brought up-to-date to provide a further generation of readers with information to face the environmental challenges of the new millennium.

Family Reference Atlas of the World

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Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780792269304

Category: Reference

Page: 351

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At the heart of this spectacular volume are more than 450 four-color political, physical, and thematic maps, illustrations, and photos. In addition, this authoritative reference will enlighten and empower readers with coverage of such topics as space, climate, weather, biodiversity, world religions, economies, and technological development.

The Golden Picture Atlas

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Author: Philip Steele

Publisher: Golden Books

ISBN: 9780307466488

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 272

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Articles which present information on the climate, resources, geographic features, etc. of each continent, precede an alphabetical listing of the countries on that continent and separate articles on the history, politics, culture and economy of each country.

Commodity Atlas

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Author: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development,Common Fund for Commodities (United Nations)

Publisher: United Nations Publications

ISBN: 9789211126303

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 50

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Despite increasing globalisation and liberalisation of trade production in some developing countries, the majority still depend on commodity exports as a main source of economic development. In order to achieve the the UN Millennium Development Goals, particularly that of reducing world poverty by half by 2015, major reform of commodity production and trade will be required, including broadening market access, reducing the use of agricultural subsidies, and improving both productivity and competitiveness in developing countries. This publication has been produced by UNCTAD and the Common Fund for Commodities with the aim of providing accessible data analysis on commodity production and trade which can be used by governments, industry, the media, civil society and the public at large as the basis for discussions on policy reforms.