Agriculture / ASSP / Capacity Strengthening / East Africa / Ethiopia / Knowledge and Information / LIVES / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Oromia / Value Chains

Training and study tour widens adoption of livestock production technologies by farmers in Jimma zone

combined knowledge sharing program, that included a study tour, skill-based training and livestock technology demonstration, was recently organized by staff of the LIVES project and the Jimma Zone livestock and fishery development offices to raise the profile of livestock farming in Jimma. Continue reading

Agriculture / ASSP / DFATD / East Africa / Ethiopia / ILRI / Irrigation / IWMI / Knowledge and Information / LIVES / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Research / WLE

Working paper on risks in smallholder irrigated systems in Ethiopia

This working paper by the Livestock and Irrigation Value chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) Project and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) presents results from an analysis of the profitability of selected irrigated commodities and farmers’ risk perception in Ethiopia. Continue reading

Agriculture / ASSP / Capacity Strengthening / Crops / DFATD / East Africa / Ethiopia / ILRI / Irrigation / IWMI / Knowledge and Information / LIVES / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Oromia / Regions / Research / SNNPR / Value Chains / Vegetables / WLE

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

Agriculture / ASSP / Capacity Strengthening / Communications / DFATD / East Africa / Ethiopia / Extension / ILRI / Knowledge and Information / Knowledge centers / LIVES / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Oromia

Agricultural knowledge centres raise agricultural expertise in Seka Chekorsa

Agricultural knowledge centers are supporting agricultural experts to growth professionalism in Seka Chekorsa District of Oromia region by offering access to new information and skills. Continue reading