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Ethiopia swaps coffee for drugs

BBC News reported in December 2003 that farmers in Ethiopia are giving up coffee growing in place of khat, which is easier to grow, less prone to pests and can be harvested up to three times a year. Even more importantly it brings in around three times the income of coffee. Find the full story here.

Posted by Cynthia on March 17, 2005 at 04:04 PM in Coffee, Ethiopia, Khat | Permalink