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

Ethiopia is well-placed to lead Africa in harnessing the contribution of the livestock sector to maximize food and nutritional security, reduce poverty and develop sustainable farming. The recent publication of the Ethiopia livestock master plan indicates that it is gearing up to do so. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Feb/2016

We have just published an Ethiopian case study of adoption domains for N2africa in the Atlas of African Agriculture Research and Development Continue reading

Sustainable Livestock Digest, Mar/2015

N2Africa-Ethiopia held its second annual planning and the Public-Private Partnership Validation workshop on 21-23, January 2015 Continue reading

Sustainable Livestock Digest, Feb/2015

The N2Africa Ethiopia national team in collaboration with specialists from the Centre for African Family Studies (CAFS), conducted gender training workshop on Mainstreaming Gender into Legume Value Chains in Ethiopia Continue reading

Sustainable Livestock Digest, Dec/2014

Africa RISING project has been organizing several field days since 2013 for a range of participants at its 4 sites and 8 research kebeles. The project had organized mid-season, end season and larger field days to demonstrate its on-farm research interventions, get feedback from participating and non-participating farmers and other local and CGIAR partners. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Feb/2016

The LIVES project and partners recently carried out a training on market-oriented extension services for agricultural extension agents in Oromia. Continue reading

LIVES, Jan/2016

On 17-18 December 2015, a group of about 25 people gathered in Debre Birhan, Ethiopia, to devise the next steps for small ruminants breeding. This group comprised most of the country's experts in sheep and goat breeding, from across the country. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Jan/2016

The government of Ethiopia is set to introduce weather index based crop insurance aiming to rescue smallholder farmers from unpredictable weather that damages their crops. Continue reading

IBLI, Jan/2016

Earlier this year, the Debre Birhan Agricultural Research Centre was awarded a gold medal for outstanding research on Menz sheep breeding from the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Dec/2015

PRIME helps farmers with livestock become more resilient to shocks. It also supports better management of existing water resources through more efficient rain harvesting techniques, better early warning systems and information sharing, and improved governance of communal lands and water spots. By improving linkages in the livestock value chain, PRIME also helps ensure profitable outlets for livestock sales when there is not enough feed available to support existing herd sizes. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Jan/2016

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Absolomon Kihara
Biorepository Manager
Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
Asaah Ndambi
Livestock Scientist
Asebe Abdena
Forage Seed Production Officer
Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Ewen Le Borgne
Team leader Knowledge, Engagement and Collaboration
Fasil Getachew
Research Associate
Fiona Flintan
Rangelands Governance Scientist and Technical Coordinator for International Land Coalition's Rangelands Initiative
Iain Wright
Deputy Director General – Integrated Science
Jason Sircely
Ecosystem Ecologist

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People working on Ethiopia

Absolomon Kihara
Biorepository Manager
Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
Asaah Ndambi
Livestock Scientist
Asebe Abdena
Forage Seed Production Officer
Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Ewen Le Borgne
Team leader Knowledge, Engagement and Collaboration
Fasil Getachew
Research Associate
Fiona Flintan
Rangelands Governance Scientist and Technical Coordinator for International Land Coalition's Rangelands Initiative

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