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

Through collaboration among the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Cornell University, donor agencies such as the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), insurance companies, local radio stations, and pastoralists themselves, a new insurance system is being tested in Ethiopia Continue reading

IBLI, Jan/2015

The Livestock and Fish program's Vietnam smallholder pigs value chain situation analysis report was published in mid 2014. It provides an overview of past trends, the current status, and likely future directions for small ruminant production in Ethiopia. Key issues and gaps in development of the value chain are also identified. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Jan/2015

LIVES working paper 1 presents results obtained from the LIVES baseline data exercise as well as from the rapid butter value chain assessment study conducted by the IPMS project. The final section presents conclusions and recommendations on strategies and interventions to increase the size and efficiency of the butter value chain in the country. Continue reading

LIVES, Jan/2015

Africa RISING's Kindu Mekonnen works for the International Livestock Research Institute in Ethiopia as a Crop and Livestock System Scientist. He was recently interviewed by the Ethiopian Herald newspaper on a range of topical issues.
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Africa RISING, Jan/2015

Barbara Wieland joined ILRI on 5 Jan 2015 as team leader herd health in the Animal Science for Sustainable Productivity (ASSP) program. Continue reading

Sustainable Livestock Digest, Jan/2015

On 13 December 2014, members of the Sinana innovation platform (IP) members and technical group (TG) held a farmers field day that attracted many farmers and others (woreda IP members, private sector workers, media and government decision makers) to see the farmer field interventions. Continue reading

Africa RISING, Jan/2015

Two new staff joined ILRI's capacity development team, based in Addis Ababa. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Jan/2015

The Agricultural Knowledge Center in west shoa zone office of agriculture is one the very active service providing knowledge centers that were established by the Livestock and Irrigation Value Chains (LIVES) project more than a year ago. With the help of the knowledge center manger, Serbessa, employees of the office of agriculture use this center to compute and communicate through the computers and internet services; refer books in the center, and use the spacious room to hold meetings, brainstorming sessions as well as training workshops. Continue reading

LIVES, Jan/2015

What is the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish doing to develop capacity to enhance smallholder agricultural value chains in Asia, Africa and Latin America? Take a look at this wonderfully animated 6-minute video to find out. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Jan/2015

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), which turned 40 years old in 2014, organized a series of events with old and new colleagues, partners and friends, and with them looked back on what we have accomplished in the past 40 years and fleshed out ideas for the next 40. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Jan/2015