In this series, reporters Meleskachew Amha, Girmay Gebru and Eskinder Frew travel throughout Ethiopia to tell the stories of Ethiopians who had adjust to increased prices for basic food commodities.
Families in Ambo are getting by on less. Residents of Gondar in the Amhara region say grain exports to Sudan have hurt the local market. In the nation’s ‘injera’ basket, Gojjam, even the merchants who sell teff are having a hard time feeding their families. In the south, neither the green fields of Arbaminch nor fish from the 40 springs of the town could curb the soaring food price. Residents complain about not having enough on their dinner table.