Horn of africa Bulletin

Revolutionising Food Waste Management in Ethiopia: The Lem Chaka

This photojournalism piece features a local climate-focused initiative in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In the bustling city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, a forward-thinking food waste management company known as Lem Chaka emerged in May 2021. Lem Chaka is on a mission to transform food waste management. Making significant advances quickly, Lem Chaka’s journey has shown an early impact on the local environment, educational initiatives, and changes in perceptions about food waste in Addis Ababa. The story began with a modest start. The company launched its operations by gathering food waste from the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Addis Ababa. An ambitious vision backed this humble beginning.

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Geremew Tigabu