A blessing in disguise?

July 7, 2014

The Reporter

A blessing in disguise?

As is commonly known in Ethiopia as well as anywhere else, introducing a new concept of particular business among a particular society is a difficult task that makes it a challenge to get accepted. In particular, such challenges might be worse to implement and get acceptance in a rural community dominated by little or no education.

According to Kemal, chairman of Faranchu Raya Forest Union, when carbon trade was brought to Dodola farmers four years ago, they were confused questioning whether they would deliver it to the market “by packing in sacks or other vessels” just like they do usually when they take the cereals they harvest from their farmland…

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