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

Kindu Mekonnen and Peter Thorne from ILRI recently spent a week with colleagues from ther Africa RISING projects visiting the CIMMYT-led CSISA (Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia) project in Eastern India (Bihar and Odisha states) project in India. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Feb/2015

IWMI and ILRI are jointly conducting a study on Perceptions of Sustainability across various stakeholders as part of Africa RISING Project. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Feb/2015

The Livestock and Fish program combines a focus on value chain development in a few target countries with 'technology' research on animal feeding, genetics and health. In Ethiopia, this has led to support for academic research grounded in the value chain needs identified in recent years. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Feb/2015

The LIVES project team in Amhara has started demonstrating and introducing improved fodder plants to smallholder farmers and setting up training programs on feed conservation, genetic improvement and culling strategies of dairy cattle for smallholder farmers and development agents. Continue reading

LIVES, Feb/2015

This story describes two knowledge transfer strategies –'learning logs' and 'action planning' – that are being used and tested in the LIVES project to facilitate application of knowledge and skills from training events to the work environment. Continue reading

LIVES, Feb/2015

Five ILRI researchers working with the LIVES project have been honoured by the Tigray Agricultural Research Institute for their contribution for the successful completion of the mass synchronization and artificial insemination of cattle in Tigray, Ethiopia and for strengthening regional research system. Continue reading

LIVES, Feb/2015

The new study, carried out by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the International Center for Climate and Society (IRI) at Columbia University showcases projects that have overcome many of the challenges that have previously hindered the uptake of index-based insurance. Continue reading

IBLI, Feb/2015

Jimmy Smith, director general of ILRI, was recently interviewed by Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) television journalist Tefera Gedamu, who asked Smith about ILRI’s 40-year anniversary. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Feb/2015

Through collaboration among the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Cornell University, donor agencies such as the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), insurance companies, local radio stations, and pastoralists themselves, a new insurance system is being tested in Ethiopia Continue reading

IBLI, Jan/2015

The Livestock and Fish program's Vietnam smallholder pigs value chain situation analysis report was published in mid 2014. It provides an overview of past trends, the current status, and likely future directions for small ruminant production in Ethiopia. Key issues and gaps in development of the value chain are also identified. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Jan/2015