Using a value chain development approach, the LIVES project has implemented various interventions using the pillars of knowledge management and promotion.
combined knowledge sharing program, that included a study tour, skill-based training and livestock technology demonstration, was recently organized by staff of the LIVES project and the Jimma Zone livestock and fishery development offices to raise the profile of livestock farming in Jimma.
This working paper by the Livestock and Irrigation Value chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) Project and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) presents results from an analysis of the profitability of selected irrigated commodities and farmers’ risk perception in Ethiopia.
Involving youth in future agriculture will require a drastic change from the present extension system.
The LIVES project and partners recently carried out a training on market-oriented extension services for agricultural extension agents in Oromia.
The LIVES project in collaboration with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has commenced the demonstration of solar water pumps with pilot households in Oromia and the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ (SNNP) regions.
Agricultural knowledge centers are supporting agricultural experts to growth professionalism in Seka Chekorsa District of Oromia region by offering access to new information and skills.