Teff (Eragrostis tef) is a kind of millet seed and an important food grain for Ethiopia, being high in dietary fibre and iron. The national dish injera (flatbread) is made from it, which is eaten three times a day.

26M households depend on teff production. Many smallholder farmers produce it for their own consumption. The surplus they get is sold on the market.

Source: Bureau of Agriculture

€127.619.000 The planned budget for 2014 – 2017 of the Netherlands Embassy in Addis Ababa to improve food security in Ethiopia.

Source: Netherlands Embassy

70% of the people living in Amhara region are food secure. The Eastern part is a draught prone area, accounting for the 30% in food insecurity.

Source: Bureau of Agriculture