Taking a value chain approach is essential to the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Ethiopia, according to scientists working at International Livestock Research Institute project (ILRI). Making smallholder producers more aware of market opportunities will help them make reasonable returns on their investments. Key to this process is the role of market-oriented extension services, facilitating marketing services to smallholder farmers and their enterprises to help improve their incomes.
Download the poster: Legesse, D. 2016. Facilitating market linkages—LIVES project approaches and lessons learned. Poster. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: ILRI.