Excess Production Chops Onion Prices

[Addis Fortune]The number of farmers engaged in harvesting onions reached close to one million in the 2011/12 fiscal year, up by 11pc compared with the previous year. The farm area covered by onions also increased by 38pc to 30,478ha in 2011/12, according to a survey conducted by the Central Statistics Agency (CSA) in September 2012.