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LIVES technologies at the 2nd Africa-wide agriculture extension week in Addis Ababa

The Livestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) project is showcasing its value chain development interventions and project outcomes at this week’s (12-16 October 2015) 2nd Africa-wide Agriculture Extension Week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Continue reading

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LIVES and partners to launch new collaborative action research projects in Ethiopia

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. Continue reading

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In brief: A collaborative action research proposal writing workshop conducted by LIVES

The Livestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) project conducted a Collaborative Action Research Proposal Writing Workshop from 15-17 June 2015 at the ILRI Campus, Addis Ababa. Dr. Siboniso Moyo, Program Leader for Animal Science for Sustainable Productivity (ASSP) and Director General’s Representative in Ethiopia officially opened the workshop. Thirty-five researchers from the … Continue reading

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LIVES recognized by the Tigray Regional Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Development

The Livestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) project was honored with a trophy award by the Tigray Regional Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Development (BoARD) during the 8thRegional Farmers Annual Festival that was held on May 28th, 2015 at the regional capital city of Mekelle. H.E Ato Abay Woldu, President of the … Continue reading

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LIVES working paper on improving efficiency and productivity of Ethiopia’s dairy sector

The Livestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian smallholders (LIVES) project has published its third working paper on the sources of technical inefficiency of smallholder dairy farmers in the highlands of Ethiopia. Continue reading