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Ethiopia has one of the fastest-growing populations on the planet, roughly doubling every 30 years. But its agricultural productivity has not kept pace. Last week Ethiopia announced that it's nearly done with a digital soil mapping project that will allow farmers to identify specific fertilizer blends best suited to their soil conditions and crops, a step that may enable Ethiopian farmers to triple grain yield. www.reuters.com/article/us-ethiopia-climatechange-agriculture-idUSKCN11Z197
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