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Ethiopia Should Exempt Farm Equipment from Tax to Modernize Sector: Say expert

Published on December 19, 2018

The government of Ethiopia should introduce tax exemption mechanisms for importing farm equipment and agricultural inputs in order to modernize the sector, agricultural expert says. Dr. Melese Temesgen, a researcher said at a public lecture organized in Addis Ababa that tax free imports should be promoted in order to introduce modern ways into the sector.

Noting that the equipment are not currently affordable for farmers, Dr Melese said it is crucial for the government to exempt the equipment from tax so as to encourage farmers use modern equipment. Read more. Source | Ethiopia News Agency

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