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 N2Africa-Ethiopia project held its third Annual National Partners Review and Planning Workshop from 27-29 January 2016 at ILRI campus, Addis Ababa. The main objectives of the workshop were to review achievements, lessons learned, challenges encountered during the 2015 season and to plan project activities for 2016 season. Continue reading →
Sustainable Livestock Digest, Feb/2016
Ethiopia has long been recognised as a biodiversity hotspot, one of the eight centres of global crop diversity. Barley, coffee, sorghum and some wild types of wheat all originated in these fertile lands. Recognizing the importance of this diversity to guaranteeing global food security, the Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute, the Global Crop Diversity Trust and the International Livestock Research Institute hold a high-level seminar on 23 Feb 2016 at 6 pm. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Feb/2016
Involving youth in future agriculture will require a drastic change from the present extension system. Continue reading →
LIVES, Feb/2016
Jagger Harvey will lead the U.S. Agency for International Development's Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss at the university. The $8.5 million project is helping the countries of Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana and Guatemala reduce the amount of food that is lost or contaminated after harvest. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Feb/2016
An in-house review of activities showed that LIVES targets in terms of number of household and kebele coverage has been achieved and even exceeded in some areas. Continue reading →
LIVES, Feb/2016
LIVES, in collaboration with the national research system is testing modern reproductive technologies to improve dairy cattle genetics in Ethiopia. Continue reading →
LIVES, Feb/2016
Ethiopia is well-placed to lead Africa in harnessing the contribution of the livestock sector to maximize food and nutritional security, reduce poverty and develop sustainable farming. The recent publication of the Ethiopia livestock master plan indicates that it is gearing up to do so. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Feb/2016
A one day national workshop on decision support tools for appropriate fertilizer recommendation in Ethiopia was organized at ILRI campus on 18 December 2015. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, Feb/2016
Africa RISING project has been organizing several field days since 2013 for a range of participants at its 4 sites and 8 research kebeles. The project had organized mid-season, end season and larger field days to demonstrate its on-farm research interventions, get feedback from participating and non-participating farmers and other local and CGIAR partners. Continue reading →
Africa RISING, Feb/2016
The LIVES project and partners recently carried out a training on market-oriented extension services for agricultural extension agents in Oromia. Continue reading →
LIVES, Jan/2016

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