Ethiopia: Shortage of Barley Taunts Malts Makers, Brewers

All Africa (October 28, 2015) Despite local research centers, which are producing and promoting improved seeds, companies that mainly relay on barley, wheat and other crops for an ingredient are said to be experiencing chronic shortage of raw material.During the recently concluded GTP I, poor productivity in the agricultural sector was mentioned to be among factors that contributed to the poor performance of the manufacturing sector.