THE WORLDPOST
08/22/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Ethiopian woman revolutionizes country's financial system

PBS Wide Angle’s film “The Market Maker” features the story of one woman’s efforts to combat a seemingly never-ending cycle of famine in Ethiopia by creating that country’s very first commodities exchange.

It’s a task complicated by both a worldwide financial crisis and a steep learning curve about economics.

Watch the full film and find more information at the Wide Angle website.

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