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

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

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

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

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

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

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