|« Ethiopia - HARD issues on HARDtalk||Ethiopia - Yod Abyssinia ordered to be demolished »|
Ethiopia - Ministry launches salt iodization project
By Kaleyesus Bekele
Ethiopia's Ministry of Health (MoH) today inaugurates salt iodization plant built in Afdera town in the Afar Regional State.
Ten iodizing machines have been installed in Afdera at a cost of 9.2 million Canadian dollars. According to MoH, 40,000 sq.m. of land has been acquired from the regional state for the construction of the iodization factory. The cost of the project was jointly covered by the governments of Ethiopia and Japan, UNICEF and Micronutirent Initiative. The plant has created employment opportunities for 24 youths organized under a cooperative.
Read More from The Reporter ...
adoption agriculture airline airlines athletics aviation business caf china crime diaspora drought dv economy ecx energy eritrea «ethiopian airlines» famine fashion football health hydroelectric ict immigration investment islam manufacturing media «meles zenawi» migration mobile muslim nile olympic olympics phone politics power press rail railway religion soccer sport style telecom train visa wikileaks