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Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana

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WorldView - Africa

Eritrea

US Dept of State - Eritrea

"The Eritrean economy is largely based on agriculture, which employs 80% of the population; as of 2007 it contributed 24% to GDP. Agricultural exports include cotton, fruits and vegetables, hides, and meat, but farmers are largely dependent on rain-fed agriculture, and growth in this and other sectors is hampered by lack of a dependable water supply." more...

Global Edge

"Eritrea was awarded to Ethiopia in 1952 as part of a federation. Ethiopia's annexation of Eritrea as a province 10 years later sparked a 30-year struggle for independence that ended in 1991 with Eritrean rebels defeating governmental forces; independence was overwhelmingly approved in a 1993 referendum." more...

CIA World Factbook

"Since independence from Ethiopia in 1993, Eritrea has faced the economic problems of a small, desperately poor country, accentuated by the recent implementation of restrictive economic policies." more...

US Department of State World Travel

"Eritrea is a poor East African country, the capital of which is Asmara. Formerly a province of Ethiopia, Eritrea became an independent country on May 24, 1993, following a 30-year struggle that culminated in an overwhelming referendum vote for independence. Tourism facilities are very limited." more...

Languages of Eritrea

"From Ethnologue: Languages of the World - An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world's 6,909 known living languages."more...

International Monetary Fund

"IMF reports and publications for Eritrea - The IMF is an organization of 187 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." more...