Category Archives: Economy

Baskeet cash crop: Kororima

Baskeet farmers in the highlands* of the Basketo Special Woreda mostly produce food for their own consumption and for the local market. Apart from coffee, the only significant cash crop for the national and international market is “false cardamom”. Its … Continue reading

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Advertisements in Baskeet

As I have already mentioned in an earlier post, the signs that can be seen in the Baskeet area along the roads are either written in Amharic or they are symbolic. In today’s post, I’d like to take a closer … Continue reading

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Leaf trade

The big markets on Thursdays and Saturdays in Laska, the Monday markets in Donki and Bonaara, and the numerous other smaller markets that take place on the other days of the week all over Baskeet are important economic and social … Continue reading

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