East Africa

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In Africa RISING, innovation platforms are one of the mechanisms of ensuring research is put into use and actually contributes to solving real problems that are based on a real demand. Here is an overview of the theory, practice and perspectives around innovation platforms in the program. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Feb/2015

A team of LIVES project staff, livestock development, health and administration officials from Dedo, Kersa and Seka Chekorsa districts and Jimma zone administrators designed and implemented a hormone assisted oestrous synchronization and mass artificial insemination (OSMAI) project from October – November 2014 in the three districts. Continue reading

LIVES, Feb/2015

A study on the sustainability of dairy development in Tanzania looked at factors that would facilitate or impede adoption of the dairy hub model by input providers and milk traders and recommended interventions that can ensure increased small-scale actors' participation in the dairy value chain. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Feb/2015

Migrant pastoralists on the arid and semi-arid lands (ASAL) of East Africa are among the poorest and most vulnerable people on earth. Most of their economic activity is based around livestock herding and management. Continue reading

IBLI, Feb/2015

Recently, there has been much excitement around the use of index-based insurance as an alternative to conventional insurance products that may extend the rural poor’s access to formal insurance coverage in developing countries. Continue reading

IBLI, Feb/2015

Uninsured risk exposure and the experience of uninsured shocks in low-income rural communities cause serious welfare losses and distort behaviors, potentially even resulting in poverty traps. However, conventional insurance products are routinely unavailable due to moral hazard and adverse selection problems, as well as high transaction costs in infrastructure-poor areas. Continue reading

IBLI, Feb/2015

Africa RISING in Ethiopia has started to work with partners and farmers to identify and work on model watersheds in three of its research sites: Lemo, Basona and Abraha Atsbaha, and Maichew. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jan/2015

Livestock and Irrigation Value chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) project is working across the dairy value chain in Ethiopia – from milk production, input/service provision and milk processing/marketing to dairy waste management. Through its dairy waste management interventions, the project plans to contribute to rural electrification by introducing alternative energy sources. The project has introduced a new biogas package which includes a biogas electric generator, biogas pumps/compressors, biogas storage bag and above-ground plastic digesters. Continue reading http://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=lives-eth...

LIVES, Feb/2015

LIVES has introduced new feeding, breeding and milk production technologies to boost smallholder livestock production in Ethiopia. Continue reading

LIVES, Feb/2015

The LIVES project and the Oromia Irrigation Development Authority with partners Greenlife Trading PLC, the Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) and other institutions established the Oromia region irrigated fruits and vegetables innovation platform on 12 January 2015. Continue reading

LIVES, Feb/2015

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Abenet Yabowork
Knowledge Curation Manager
Anne Gesare
Research Analyst
Anthony Wamai
A.Wamai@cgiar.org
Barack Wamkaya Wanjawa
Engineering Maintenance Coordinator
Beatrice Orenja Anyona
People and Organizational Development - Recruitment Assistant
Benjamin Ashuma
Finance and Accounting Officer
Bernhard Hack
Research Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing Specialist
Bethelhem Alemu
Digital Communication Specialist
Birhan Abdulkadir
Field Research Officer/ Data Management Specialist
Consolata Baltazary
Research Associate

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People working on East Africa

Abenet Yabowork
Knowledge Curation Manager
Anne Gesare
Research Analyst
Anthony Wamai
A.Wamai@cgiar.org
Barack Wamkaya Wanjawa
Engineering Maintenance Coordinator
Beatrice Orenja Anyona
People and Organizational Development - Recruitment Assistant
Benjamin Ashuma
Finance and Accounting Officer
Bernhard Hack
Research Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing Specialist
Bethelhem Alemu
Digital Communication Specialist

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