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Selected Speeches Of His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I



AGRICULTURE BASIS OF ECONOMY


.... Agriculture and husbandry are the main economic resources of Our people. We note with pride that, based on Our directive of last year, great gains have been made in providing that farmers should benefit from their toil through the export of their products. For instance, the statistics reveal that the coffee export figure for the past year is the highest ever attained in Ethiopia. Moreover, there can be no doubt that the recently instituted measures for the cleaning and grading of grain will result in greater general farm income and will increase Ethiopia’s exports....

November 2, 1960.


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Emperor Haile Sellassie First Theocracy Reign
Order of the Nyahbinghi

May 24, 2017