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

Ayele and Amarch recently started lucrative vegetable production by irrigation, making a net profit of more than a hundred thousand birr (5,000 USD) in a very short time. Their case shows that smallholder farmers can transform themselves to a more market-oriented production system, with proper extension services to build their capacities and foster market linkages.
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LIVES, Jun/2014

In this interview, Alan Duncan introduces himself and his work with Africa RISING. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in the project. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jun/2014

The latest NBDC technical report is an introductory guide to help people use photos, videos and audio files to develop such digital stories. The guide was produced for internal use by the Nile Basin Development Challenge (NBDC) but has wider usefulness.

NBDC, Jun/2014

"LIVES updates" is a quarterly summary of project programs, activities and news. Continue reading

LIVES, May/2014

The most significant part of research is the point at which the output transforms the lives of those for whom it is intended. When Tilahun Seyoum, a small holder livestock farmer in the Oromia region of Ethiopia, learnt basic principles of goat breeding and health management from a group of researchers his approach to goat [...]

Beca-ILRI Hub, Jun/2014

In this interview, Aster Gebrekirstos introduces herself and her work with Africa RISING. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in the program. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jun/2014

Coffee is a major cash crop in Ethiopia's Jimma zone. The coffee processing business provides livelihoods and contributes to the national economy. By-products - especially coffee pulp - are difficult to dispose of but may be a promising contribution to animal feeding and soil enhancement. Continue reading

LIVES, Jun/2014

In the past few months, the Africa RISING project in the Ethiopian highlands has initiated the the establishment of local innovation platforms in each of its four sites. The start-up process has been documented in a series of short photo 'trip' reports. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jun/2014

In this interview, Peter Thorne introduces himself and his work with Africa RISING. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in the program. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jun/2014

The LIVES project logical framework requires that we conduct rigorous impact evaluation at the end of the project life. In the past few months, many of the LIVES project team members were out in the field to collect household level baseline survey data. The surveys made use of Computer Assisted Personal Interviewer (CAPI) technology to administer the questionnaires. The actual field work took about two months. The data collected will also be used to conduct quantitative diagnostic analysis during the lifetime of the project. Continue reading http://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=lives-ethiopia.org&blog=36031825&post=1171&...

LIVES, Jun/2014

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