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

The LIVES project demonstrated intercropping of improved fodder species with fruits in Sidama and Gamo Gofa zones. Intercropping of fruits with short maturing crops such as vegetables and leguminous fodder species enables fruit producers to get multiple benefits such as incurring additional income from fodder and vegetables; improving soil fertility from leguminous fodder and enhancing the water productivity (yield per unit of water consumed). Continue reading http://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=lives-ethiopia.org&blog=36031825&post=195......

LIVES, May/2015

The Chicken Health for Development Project has now officially ended – what an amazing project – thanks to everyone who participated in the project and contributed to the successful completion of all our objectives. But of course – this is not the end. Papers will continue to be published, and we are moving on to … Continue reading

Chicken Health, May/2015

Congratulations to Dr Judy Bettridge, Dr Zelalem Terfa and Dr Takele Taye – the CH4D PhD students have all successfully completed their PhD theses and breezed through their viva’s! WELL DONE ALL – MANY CONGRATULATIONS! Continue reading

Chicken Health, May/2015

Research, led by MSc student Emmanuelle Sambo, has identified key constraints to health services and production for village chickens in Ethiopia. The study, focused on Debre Zeit, Ethiopia, included 71 poultry keepers (41 backyard and 30 semi-intensive chicken producers). Although women played an important role in backyard production systems, semi-intensive farms were more likely to … Continue reading

Chicken Health, May/2015

Work lead by PhD student Judy Bettridge has been published in “Preventive Veterinary Medicine”: Bettridge, J.M., Lynch, S.E., Brena, C., Melese, K., Dessie, T., Gutu, Z., Desta, T.T., Rushton, S., Hanotte, O., Kaiser, P., Wigley, P., and Christley, R.M. (2014) Infection interactions in Ethiopian village chickens. Preventive Veterinary Medicine [link] The findings highlight a number … Continue reading

Chicken Health, May/2015

In April this year, the International Agricultural Research for Development agreed to co-finance a three year project to improve the performance of pro-poor sheep and goat value chains for enhanced livelihoods, food and nutrition security in Ethiopia. The project is led by the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) with contributions from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR). Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, May/2015

The Livestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian smallholders (LIVES) project has published its third working paper on the sources of technical inefficiency of smallholder dairy farmers in the highlands of Ethiopia. Continue reading

LIVES, May/2015

Presently it is estimated that less than 10% of industries in Eastern Africa treat their industrial and agro processing waste to any degree. This poses serious health and environmental challenges to the growing population of the region. Bio-Innovate supported scientists across Eastern Africa to develop innovative solutions to treat and convert such wastewater into energy…

BioInnovate Africa, May/2015

Scientists involved in the Africa RISING project share three key lessons learnt from a recent cross-learning visit to the Ethiopian highlands on landscape and watershed management. Continue reading

Africa RISING, May/2015

This week, chick geneticists and researchers are meeting in Addis Ababa to set out plans and deliverables for the African Chicken Genetic Gains project. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, May/2015

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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
Elias Damtew
Research Associate
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

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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
Elias Damtew
Research Associate
Ewen Le Borgne
Team leader Knowledge, Engagement and Collaboration
Fasil Getachew
Research Associate

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