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Ethiopian roses cast shadow over coffee
HOLETA, Ethiopia (AFP) - The smell of flowers is displacing the aroma of coffee as a driving force in the Ethiopian economy.
Booming floriculture is set to upstage decades-old coffee production as the top foreign exchange earner, with projected revenue looking rosy.
Boosted by government incentives and favourable market conditions, horticulture producers are targeting earnings of 1.4 billion dollars (960 million euros) within five years, more than Ethiopia's total exports in 2006.
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