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

Mrs Tadelech Lachemo took part in Africa RISING"s potato seed multiplication training in June 2014. She received 7 quintals of the improved (Gudene) potato variety - the variety was selected based on preferences expressed during an Africa RISING field day. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, May/2016
The Rahwa poultry association, which is run by eight women in Tigray, used the LIVES mini incubator to increased egg hatchability from 55- 83%. Continue reading →
LIVES, May/2016
A selective breeding program was implemented to improve the performance of indigenous chickens in Ethiopia. Improved chicken from the 7th generation were compared with commercial layer, crossbred and unselected indigenous chickens both on-station and on-farm. Continue reading →
ILRI BioSciences, May/2016
This working paper synthesizes results of action research activities and performance of the technology at larger scale, discuss implications of the results and draw recommendations for effective and sustained application of the technology in Ethiopia. Continue reading →
LIVES, May/2016
Three Ethiopian MSc. students, who contributed to ICARDA’s research on multidimensional improvement of grain legumes recently graduated from Ethiopian Universities. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, May/2016
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

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