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

The U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Bureau for Food Security in Washington DC has announced funding for a second 5-year phase of the Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation (Africa RISING) program beginning October 2016. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, Sep/2016
The final innovation platform meetings in all four regions where Africa RISING is present in Ethiopia took place in June and July 2016. These meetings offer a chance to look back at some of the achievements, issues and questions around the project and its upscaling efforts. Experiences from the platform meetings show that promising scaling up activities are taking place with strong support from partners. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, Sep/2016
'Africa, which imports nearly 83% of the food it consumes, has a real chicken and egg problem. The continent is caught between pressure from imports in some countries and an inability to meet demand in others.' Article by Calestous Juma republished from The Conversation. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Sep/2016
This poster, produced for the Tropentag 2016 conference, explains how two scaling frameworks were used to identify knowledge gaps and learning opportunities in exclosure management and policy solutions to draw attention to possible 'blind-spots' and 'win-win' solutions that may affect the widespread success of exclosures in Ethiopia and elsewhere. Continue reading →
Livestock system and environment , Sep/2016
On 19 September 2016, the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, the International Livestock Research Institute and the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas host a workshop on community-based breeding at the Tropentag 2016 conference. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Sep/2016
The journal ‘Science’ publishes Q&A with Borlaug Field Award winner Andrew Mude Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Sep/2016
Tesfahun Alemayehu, socio-economics associate researcher at the International Livestock Research Institute in Addis Ababa, introduces himself and his work with the program. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in Africa Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG). Continue reading →
African Chicken Genetic Gains, Sep/2016
Even with the Tuesday announcement that he had won the award, Andrew Mude, who holds a doctorate in economics, remains a modest man committed to resolving the dilemma that pastoral communities, especially in northern Kenya, have endured for decades. When he was named winner of the 2016 World Food Prize’s Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application this week, he could barely hold back his emotions, as the reality of his achievement hit home. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Sep/2016
From 15 -19 June 2016, a result dissemination workshop was held in Ethiopia to share findings of studies which used participatory tools and household surveys to understand disease constraints and gender roles in small ruminant management. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Aug/2016
Andrew Mude, a principal research scientist at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), in Nairobi, Kenya, was yesterday named the 5th recipient of a prestigious award for his work in providing insurance to livestock herders in East Africa’s drylands through innovative, state-of-the-art technologies. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Aug/2016

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Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
Annet Abenakyo Mulema (Ph.D.)
Social Scientist - Gender
Asaah Ndambi
Livestock Scientist
Asebe Abdena
Forage Seed Production Officer
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Ewen Le Borgne
Team leader Knowledge, Engagement and Collaboration
Fasil Getachew
Research Officer-Animal Genetics & Breeding
Fiona Flintan
Rangelands Governance Scientist and Technical Coordinator for International Land Coalition's Rangelands Initiative

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People working on Ethiopia

Adie, Aberra
Research Assistant
Annet Abenakyo Mulema (Ph.D.)
Social Scientist - Gender
Asaah Ndambi
Livestock Scientist
Asebe Abdena
Forage Seed Production Officer
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Birhanu Taddesse Ayana
Research Officer
Ewen Le Borgne
Team leader Knowledge, Engagement and Collaboration

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