Ethiopia

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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

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

In September 2014, Africa RISING partners in Ethiopia received training on innovation platform (IP) facilitation, coordination and M&E. More than 50 people attended, including partners from CGIAR centres, regional research institutes and centres, universities, woredas and kebeles working with Africa RISING. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Dec/2014

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

The Africa RISING project in the Ethiopian highlands aims to establish Innovation platforms(IPs) at different levels to better involve many local stakeholders to address common challenges and opportunities in agricultural sector. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Feb/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

In Dugda District of Oromia Region's East Shoa Zone, Teklemariam Simie, a 79 year-old farmer is engaging in what may be considered an emerging version of multifunctional agriculture. Continue reading

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

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

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