Ethiopia Commodity Exchange hopes to improve food security
20 September 2010 Last updated at 11:40 BST
Ethiopia's economy is one of the fastest growing in Africa - it is expected to expand by around 11% this year. Yet food security is still a major concern.
The BBC has been examining one way the country is trying to strengthen the all-important agricultural sector.
Africa Business Report's Tsigue Shiferaw went to talk to CEO of the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange, Eleni Gabre-Madhin.