Ethiopia

This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on Ethiopia. Click different tabs to see news items, research outputs, journal articles, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI projects and people related to Ethiopia. See ILRI research on other countries

On 4 and 5 December 2014, the Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research (EIAR) and CGIAR institutes in Ethiopia organized a special consultative meeting to 'strengthen EARS-CGIAR partnerships for effective agricultural transformation in Ethiopia'. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Dec/2014

Chicken eggs are important source of protein and income for smallholders in many parts of Ethiopia. Sidama zone has about 1.3 million chicken populations (16% of the region) of which about 16% are located in the intervention districts (Arbegona, Bona zuria and Bensa) of Livestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) project. These districts are situated in mid to highland agro ecology. Continue reading

LIVES, Dec/2014

In this interview, Cleo Roberts (senior research assistant and monitoring and evaluation officer at the International Food Policy Research Institute - IFPRI) explains why gender is an important component for Africa RISING projects. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Dec/2014

This poster, prepared for the ILRI@40 series of events, gives an overview of Ethiopia’s dairy value chain based on findings from a recent working paper by the LIVES project. Continue reading

LIVES, Dec/2014

A new insurance scheme in Ethiopia, known as index-based livestock insurance, aims to reduce losses, support pastoral communities, and lower the risk of conflict sparked by pastoralists migrating into agricultural areas in search of forage or water. Continue reading

IBLI, Dec/2014

To address gaps in the dairy production in the region, the Oromia Livestock Development and Health Agency (OLDHA) in partnership with the LIVES project established the Oromia dairy platform, on 6 November 2014, which will create a dialog and policy forum for relevant stakeholders in the dairy sector. Continue reading

LIVES, Dec/2014

This poster, prepared for the ILRI@40 series of events, gives an overview of efforts to improve rainwater management in Ethiopia using the Nile-Goblet tool in the Nile Basin Development Challenge project.

NBDC, Dec/2014

The master plan, which ILRI contributed to, is based on a qualitative and fact-based livestock sector model and analysis. The new plan will see improvement in Ethiopia’s poultry breeds and forages and the creation and maintenance of a livestock population database in the country. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Dec/2014

This case study explains how IBLI used satellite data to insure camels, cows, sheep and goats to develop the world’s
first insurance for African pastoralists Continue reading

IBLI, Nov/2014

Earlier this year scientists from ICARDA and national partners carried out livestock feed assessments in 12 districts in Ethiopia. The twelve reports are online in the Africa RISING repository. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Nov/2014

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Absolomon Kihara
Biorepository Manager
Asaah Ndambi
Livestock Scientist
Asebe Abdena
Forage Seed Production Officer
Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Elias Damtew
Research Technician IV
Ewen Le Borgne
Knowledge sharing and communication specialist
Fiona Flintan
Rangelands Governance Scientist and Technical Coordinator for International Land Coalition's Rangelands Initiative
Grum Gebreyesus Teklewold
Research Assistant IV - Animal Breeder/Geneticist
Iain Wright
Deputy Director General – Integrated Science
Muluhiwot Getachew
Programme Coordinator

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People working on Ethiopia

Absolomon Kihara
Biorepository Manager
Asaah Ndambi
Livestock Scientist
Asebe Abdena
Forage Seed Production Officer
Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Elias Damtew
Research Technician IV
Ewen Le Borgne
Knowledge sharing and communication specialist
Fiona Flintan
Rangelands Governance Scientist and Technical Coordinator for International Land Coalition's Rangelands Initiative
Grum Gebreyesus Teklewold
Research Assistant IV - Animal Breeder/Geneticist

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