ASSP / Capacity Strengthening / Ethiopia / Extension / LIVES / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Partners / Value Chains / Water / Women / Youth

Enhancing gender and youth -inclusive livestock value chain development in Ethiopia

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. Continue reading

Animal Feeding / Apiculture / ASSP / Capacity Strengthening / Dairying / Ethiopia / Feeds / LIVES / Livestock / Oromia / Water

Farmer-to-farmer knowledge and skills dissemination in Ada’a Berga district: Fufa Keneni’s story

Fufa Keneni lives in Reji Mekoda peasant association (PA) of Ada’a Berga District of Oromia region. He is engaged in apiculture and dairy production. His apiculture experience dates back to some 15 years. Continue reading

Agriculture / Animal Feeding / ASSP / DFATD / Ethiopia / Forages / ILRI / LIVES / Tigray

Scaling out fertilizer application in communal grazing areas in Tigray—is it a blue print approach?

The establishment of enclosures in communal grazing areas is widely adopted in several sites in Tigra. The LIVES project is currently supporting the use of urea top dressing technologies for fodder cultivation in enclosures in intervention districts in eastern and central zones of Tigray region. Continue reading

Agriculture / Animal Feeding / ASSP / Capacity Strengthening / DFATD / East Africa / Ethiopia / Feeds / ILRI / LIVES / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Markets / SNNPR

Private entreprises improve concentrate livestock feed supply in southern Ethiopia

Lack of access to commercial concentrate feed supply and inadequate knowledge on the use are among the challenges hindering market-oriented livestock development in Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples (SNNP) Region. Continue reading