Eleni Gabre-Madhin

A commodities exchange for Ethiopia

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Filmed Jan 2007 at TEDGlobal 2007
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Economist Eleni Gabre-Madhin outlines her ambitious vision to found the first commodities market in Ethiopia. Her plan would create wealth, minimize risk for farmers and turn the world's largest recipient of food aid into a regional food basket.

Eleni Gabre-Madhin
/ Economist

Eleni Gabre-Madhin is working to build Ethiopia's first commodities market. Re-establishing the profit motive for farmers, she believes, could help turn the world's largest recipient of food aid into a regional food basket.  Full bio.

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