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

Getnet Assefa, principal investigator of ACGG in Ethiopia and national livestock research coordinator at the Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research (EIAR), 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, May/2016
An article in the CIAT annual report 2015-2016 explains how the Integrated Landscape Management component of the Africa RISING project in Ethiopia is generating data to advise communities about better land and water management practices, to protect the whole landscape. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, May/2016
Mange-mites are economically important ectoparasites of sheep and goats responsible for rejection or downgrading of skins in tanneries or leather industries in Ethiopia.The objective of this systematic review was to compute the pooled prevalence estimate and identify factors influencing mange-mite prevalence in sheep and goats at national level based on the available research evidence. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, May/2016
Despite their economic and social importance, socioeconomic and marketing research on small ruminants has so far been limited, a fact which also holds strongly true in Ethiopia. This study, based on survey data of 5004 Ethiopian smallholder households, uses analysis of descriptive information and econometric analysis to draw implications to promote market orientation. Continue reading →
LIVES, May/2016
This is a photo story about the hatching process carried out by the Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research at the Debre Zeit Agricultural Research Centre in April 2016. Continue reading →
African Chicken Genetic Gains, Apr/2016
ACGG Ethiopia will test five introduced (Koekoek, Fayoumi, Sasso, Kuroiler, Embrapa 051) and at least two local chicken strains (improved Horro and a few others). These fact sheets introduce the strains in details. Continue reading →
African Chicken Genetic Gains, Apr/2016
Are you interested in knowing just how Index Based Livestock Insurance works? Lessons on IBLI and the Asset Protection Contract are now just a click away! You can easily access your IBLI lessons from ILRI’s e-Learning portal  The IBLI e-Learning course was launched on the 22nd of March 2016 at the International Livestock Research … Continue reading →
IBLI, Apr/2016
One of the hurdles in delivering artificial insemination (AI) to improve the dairy animals kept by smallholder dairy farmers in Ethiopia is the challenge of making an accurate and timely diagnosis of pregnancy in cows. Continue reading →
LIVES, Apr/2016
'The index-based insurance program is run by the Kenya-based International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), and funded by the British, U.S. and Australian governments and the European Union. The donors subsidize the cover to make it affordable for pastoralists. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Apr/2016
A new project with the visibility and scale like the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project deserves a strong communication approach, especially when the project team is keen on earmarking resources and attention for it. This post tracks back the development of the ACGG communication plan and some of the challenges and opportunities in the process... Continue reading →
Maarifa, Apr/2016