Bart (eating injera and wot): “I wish I lived in Ethiopia”. Lisa: “Exotic. Vegetarian. I can mention it in a college essay. Mom: this is amazing!”.

Simpsons Ethiopian Restaurant from Folu Aladelusi on Vimeo.

Published by Owen Barder

Owen is Senior Fellow and Director for Europe at the Center for Global Development and a Visiting Professor in Practice at the London School of Economics. Owen was a civil servant for a quarter of a century, working in Number 10, the Treasury and the Department for International Development. Owen hosts the Development Drums podcast, and is the author Running for Fitness, the book and website. Owen is on Twitter and

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  1. I think letting the simpsons go to Ethopia was a wonderful idea because then now they can learn something new about a different culture.
    Batam amesagnilin means we thank very much for putting country on a popular show like the Simpsons. 😀

  2. It is great cause it create a new real image of Ethiopia. Not as the mass media publicized image of poverty. Ethiopia has a lot to offer.

    Thanks to the simpsons

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