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Sunday, October 23, 2011

South, October 23, 2011 (Hawassa) - Some 171,000 tons coffee will be supplied to the central market from South Ethiopia Peoples' State in the current Ethiopian budget year, the regional marketing and cooperatives bureau said.

Speaking at a day long relevant workshop in Hawassa Town of the state on Saturday Deputy bureau head, Abraham Demissie said the amount will exceed by more than double that of same time in the previous budget year.

More than 75,440 tons coffee was supplied to market during the last budget year.

Abraham said a total of 290,000 tons of coffee is expected to be harvested in the region during the reported period.

More than 100 private investors and representatives of associations took part in the workshop