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Piloting solar water pumps use in Ethiopia

The LIVES project in collaboration with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has commenced the demonstration of solar water pumps with pilot households in Oromia and the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ (SNNP) regions. Continue reading

Building capacity in Ethiopian value chain actors
Amhara / Capacity Development / CapDev / Countries / Ethiopia / Extension / ILRI / LIVES / Oromia / SNNPR / Subregions / Tigray

Building capacity in Ethiopian value chain actors

Market-oriented development is a relatively new strategy in Ethiopia and a lot of work is needed to help transform the country’s agricultural sector. As part of this process, the LIVES project team has undertaken to strengthen innovation and learning capacity of value chain actors. ILRI capacity development brief 7, Capacity development in the LIVES Ethiopia project, examines three aspects of this issue in Ethiopia: training and coaching value chain actors and service providers; LIVES capacity development scaling out strategy; and capacity development of public sector staff. Continue reading

Agriculture / ASSP / Capacity Strengthening / CapDev / DFATD / East Africa / Ethiopia / ILRI / Irrigation / IWMI / LIVES / SNNPR / Vegetables

Farmers in Gamo Gofa and Sidama benefit from improved local water pump repair services

Interventions by the Livestock and Irrigation Value chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) Project are now enabling Ethiopian farmers better maintain their irrigation water pumps to improve their food production and food security. Continue reading