Agriculture / Capacity Strengthening / CGIAR / Climate Change / Ethiopia / Event / Food Security

Ethiopia national, international researchers explore deeper collaboration

On 4 and 5 December 2014, the Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research (EIAR) and CGIAR institutes in Ethiopia organized a special consultative meeting to ‘strengthen EARS-CGIAR partnerships for effective agricultural transformation in Ethiopia’. Continue reading

Agriculture / Animal Breeding / Animal Diseases / Animal Production / Biodiversity / Biotechnology / Ethiopia / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / Livestock / Sheep / Small Ruminants

Researching trypanotolerance in indigenous cattle breeds of Ethiopia

Between 15 and 17 November 2011, scientists, experts and development practitioners from the Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture, universities and non-governmental and international organizations gathered in Addis Ababa to share research results on trypanotolerance in indigenous local cattle breeds in Ethiopia (Sheko, Abigar, Horro and Gurage) and experiences with community-based sheep breeding. The Sheko breed got … Continue reading

Africa / Agriculture / Central America / Directorate / ILRI / ILRIComms / Research

Dialogue on Ethiopian Agricultural Development

This Proceeding by ILRI on Dialogue on Ethiopian Agricultural Development was released on 1 March, 2011. The dialogue on Ethiopian Agricultural Development was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MoARD) of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) to honour Professor Gebisa Ejeta, winner of the … 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