LIVES recently (3-5 August 2016) facilitated a ‘gender in livestock value chain development training’ led by the Women and Youth Directorate of the Ethiopian Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries.
The Livestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) project and agricultural research partners in Ethiopia have finalized plans for 50 new collaborative action research projects in the country.
The LIVES team recently met its key partners in Ethiopia to discuss progress in promoting the project’s interventions in the country.
The second annual Ethio Earth Day was celebrated on June 6 -7, 2015 at the Tropical Garden in Addis Ababa. It was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) and EcoRemedy Publicity and Communications PLC. Mr. Taye Tulu, guest of honor and delegate of H.E. Sileshi Getahun, State Minister, Ministry of Agriculture Ethiopia and Dr. …
The LIVES project and the Oromia Irrigation Development Authority with partners Greenlife Trading PLC, the Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) and other institutions established the Oromia region irrigated fruits and vegetables innovation platform on 12 January 2015.
LIVES is implemented by ILRI, IWMI, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Regional Agricultural Research Institutes, Regional Bureaus of Agriculture and Regional Livestock Health and Development Agencies. It is supported by Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada.