markets

This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on markets. Click different tabs to see news items, research outputs, journal articles, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI projects and people related to markets. See ILRI research on other subjects

Establishing linkages between private and public partners is key to benefit smallholders, according to a poster by scientist from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)-led project N2Africa. The project—targeting four regions in Ethiopia, Amhara, Oromia, Benishangul-Gumuz and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples— seeks build sustainable, long-term partnerships to enable smallholder farmers to benefit from symbiotic N2-fixation by grain legumes through effective production technologies including inoculants and fertilizers. Continue reading →
Sustainable Livestock Digest, Aug/2016
Taking a value chain approach is essential to the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Ethiopia, according to scientists working at International Livestock Research Institute project (ILRI). Making smallholder producers more aware of market opportunities will help them make reasonable returns on their investments. Continue reading →
LIVES, Aug/2016
Leveraging private and public sector partners is key to helping smallholder producers establish platforms to exchange knowledge on overcoming bottlenecks in value chain, and create linkages that facilitate new businesses opportunities, such as opening of feed shops. Continue reading →
LIVES, Aug/2016
Capacity development plays a critical enabling role in facilitating the adoption and scaling out of value chain development interventions and approaches by addressing attitudinal, knowledge and skills gaps in value chain actors, service providers and value chain supporters. Continue reading →
LIVES, Aug/2016
Legume-dependent farmers in Ethiopia suffer from low productivity and poor value chain development. Gaining access to domestic and international grain markets would offer farmers an opportunity to increase knowledge and skills and grow their profit margins, helping poverty reduction through the implementation marketing strategies. Continue reading →
Sustainable Livestock Digest, Aug/2016
A recent business opportunity seminar facilitated by the MoreMilkiT project in Morogoro reviewed the progress of 25 Tanzanian milk traders in growing their milk businesses. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Jul/2016
According to a report undertaken by the International Livestock Research Institute report on ‘commercializing the smallholder goat sector in India’, there is huge potential to enhance the livelihoods of and business opportunities for poor farmers in the rural areas of the states of Bihar, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh. Continue reading →
ILRI Asia, Jul/2016
Private-Sector Mechanism Partnerships Forum on Livestock, 30 June 2016, IFAD, Rome: Luncheon on the ‘Zero Hunger Challenge’, Keynote address, 'Balancing the Plate', by Jimmy Smith, Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Jul/2016
This study used a nationwide dataset of 5000 households from four regions in Ethiopia to identify important determinants of market orientation, market participation and market outlet choices. Continue reading →
LIVES, Jun/2016
This survey explored the situation of different feed resources for ruminant livestock in two zones (central and eastern) in Tigray region of northern Ethiopia. These two zones account for the region’s 12% of the total land mass, 23% of the human population, 28% of the cattle population, and 56% of the small ruminant population. Continue reading →
LIVES, May/2016

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Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Catherine Mueni Mutuku
Programme Management Officer (PMO)
Edgar Edwin Twine
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Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
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Sirak Bahta
Agricultural Economist

People working on markets

Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Catherine Mueni Mutuku
Programme Management Officer (PMO)
Edgar Edwin Twine
Scientist
Iddo Dror
Head of Capacity Development
Kaleb Shiferaw
Research officer I
Sirak Bahta
Agricultural Economist