Africa / Animal Breeding / Cattle / Ethiopia / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / Livestock / Markets / Research

Implicit prices of indigenous cattle traits in central Ethiopia: Application of revealed and stated preference approaches

This Research report by Girma T. Kassie, Awudu Abdulai, Clemens Wollny, Workneh Ayalew, Tadelle Dessie, Markos Tibbo, Aynalem Haile, and Okeyo Mwai on Implicit prices of indigenous cattle traits in central Ethiopia: Application of revealed and stated preference approaches was released on 26 February, 2011. The diversity of animal genetic resources has a quasi-public good … Continue reading

Africa / Animal Breeding / Animal Production / Cattle / Dairying / Ethiopia / GIS / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / IPMS / Livestock

Breeding strategy to improve Ethiopian Boran cattle for meat and milk production

This working paper by Aynalem Haile, Workneh Ayalew, Noah Kebede, Tadelle Dessie, and Azage Tegegne on Breeding strategy to improve Ethiopian Boran cattle for meat and milk production was released on 3 February, 2011. This working paper  is prepared to develop breeding plans for the Ethiopian Boran cattle and is based on: 1) secondary data … Continue reading

Animal Production / Asia / Capacity Strengthening / CapDev / ILRI / Livestock / Research / South Asia

Status of postgraduate training in the livestock sector in South Asia and priorities for ILRI’s support

This Status Report on the status of postgraduate training in the livestock sector in South Asia and priorities for ILRI’s support was released on 15 September, 2010. In order to establish the priorities for collaborative capacity strengthening activities of the learning institutes in the areas of animal production and veterinary services, ILRI commissioned five studies … Continue reading

Africa / Animal Production / Ethiopia / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / IPMS / Livestock / Markets / Poultry

Indigenous chicken production and marketing systems in Ethiopia

This working paper by Fisseha Moges, Azage Tegegne and Tadelle Dessie on Indigenous chicken production and marketing systems in Ethiopia: Characteristics and opportunities for market-oriented development was released on 2 December, 2010. This working paper presents a synthesis of research findings undertaken in three woredas or districts  in Ethiopia. These woredas are Pilot Learning Woredas … Continue reading

Africa / Agriculture / Environment / Ethiopia / ILRI / IPMS / Markets / NRM / Soils / WLE

Sustainable land management through market oriented commodity development: Case studies from Ethiopia

This working paper by Berhanu Gebremedhin, Gebremedhin Woldewahid, Yigzaw Dessalegn, Tilahun Gebey and Worku Teka on Sustainable land management through market oriented commodity development: Case studies from Ethiopia was released on 30 August, 2010. Land degradation has been identified as severe environmental problem in Ethiopia, especially since the early 1970s. Because there is significant degradation … Continue reading

Africa / Animal Production / Ethiopia / Goats / ILRI / IPMS / Livestock / Markets / Report / Sheep / Small Ruminants

Sheep and goat production and marketing systems in Ethiopia: characteristics and strategies for improvement

This working paper by Solomon Gizaw, Azage Tegegne, Berhanu Gebremedhin and Dirk Hoekstra on Sheep and goat production and marketing systems in Ethiopia: characteristics and strategies for improvement was released on 12 August, 2010. Ethiopia is home for a large and diverse livestock resources and favourable production environments. The vast majority of the rural population’s … Continue reading

Africa / Ethiopia / ILRI / IPMS / Livestock / Livestock Systems / Markets

Livestock input supply and service provision in Ethiopia: challenges and opportunities for market-oriented development

This working paper by Azage Tegegne, Berhanu Gebremedhin and Dirk Hoekstra on Livestock input supply and service provision in Ethiopia: challenges and opportunities for market-oriented development was released on 23 June, 2010 Livestock production in Ethiopia has, for long, remained subsistence with limited market-orientation and poor institutional support. Producing for the market requires re-orientation of … Continue reading

Africa / Animal Production / Animal Products / Cattle / Dairying / Ethiopia / ILRI / IPMS / Livestock Systems / Markets

Cattle milk and meat production and marketing systems and opportunities for market-orientation in Fogera woreda, Amhara region, Ethiopia

This working paper by Belete Anteneh, Azage Tegegne, Fekadu Beyene and Berhanu Gebremedhin on Cattle milk and meat production and marketing systems and opportunities for market-orientation in Fogera woreda, Amhara region, Ethiopia was released on 26 May, 2010 This study was conducted in Fogera woreda, South Gondar Zone of the Amhara National Regional State in … Continue reading

Africa / Agriculture / Ethiopia / ILRI / IPMS / Research

Results-based monitoring and evaluation for organizations working in agricultural development: a guide for practitioners

This manual by Berhanu Gebremedhin, Abraham Getachew and Rebeka Amha on Results-based monitoring and evaluation for organizations working in agricultural development: a guide for practitioners was released on 12 May, 2010 The purpose of this guide for practitioners is to contribute to the development of RBM&E capacity and to facilitate its institutionalization in organizations dealing … Continue reading

Africa / Animal Feeding / Dairying / Ethiopia / Forages / ILRI / Innovation Systems / IPMS / Livestock / Value Chains

Commercializing dairy and forage systems in Ethiopia: An innovation systems perspective

This working paper by Tesfaye Lemma, Ranjitha Puskur, Dirk Hoekstra and Azage Tegegne on Commercializing dairy and forage systems in Ethiopia: An innovation systems perspective presents and discusses the results of the analysis of Ethiopian dairy and forage innovation systems. Two factors triggered the need for understanding the innovation systems: Ethiopian dairy subsector has not … Continue reading