Ethiopia

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From 1-5 June, farmers from different Africa RISING sites were trained in using small two-wheel multi-purpose tractors as part of an Africa RISING project led by CIMMYT. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jun/2015

The Africa RISING project in the Ethiopian highlands recently underwent an internally commissioned external review. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jun/2015

A growing, international network of researchers and policymakers, clustered around a central hub at the International Livestock Research Institute (Nairobi, Kenya) has been developing a new wave of policy innovations and research on pastoralist livelihoods on the arid and semi-arid lands (ASAL) of East Africa.
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IBLI, Jun/2015

The second annual Ethio Earth Day was celebrated on June 6 -7, 2015 at the  Tropical Garden in Addis Ababa. It was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) and EcoRemedy Publicity and Communications PLC. Mr. Taye Tulu, guest of honor and delegate of H.E. Sileshi Getahun, State Minister, Ministry of Agriculture Ethiopia and Dr. … Continue reading

LIVES, Jun/2015

A new research brief by ILRI demonstrates that index insurance shows considerable promise, especially in settings where conventional insurance to cover potentially catastrophic herd losses does not exist. Continue reading

IBLI, Jun/2015

Dembia District of Amhara region has a huge potential for irrigation development. The district is located at the shore of Lake Tana, along several streams and rivers and has a plain topography. Farmers produce vegetables by pumping water from Lake Tana, Megech River and a number of streams. Continue reading

LIVES, Jun/2015

A new four-year African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will run from 2015 to 2019 and work to genetically improve Africa's chickens and to better deliver the superior chickens to small-scale farmers. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Jun/2015

In this article, we describe how the Livestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) project uses coaching and mentoring as a learning transfer strategy to enhance new skills and knowledge application. Continue reading

LIVES, Jun/2015

The Livestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) project was honored with a trophy award by the Tigray Regional Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Development (BoARD) during the 8thRegional Farmers Annual Festival that was held on May 28th, 2015 at the regional capital city of Mekelle. H.E Ato Abay Woldu, President of the … Continue reading

LIVES, Jun/2015

Small scale farmers are the guardians of 80 per cent of the world’s farmland. If we are to resolve the global soil crisis, they must be at the heart of the solutions. Continue reading

Africa RISING, May/2015

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