Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR)

http://www.eiar.gov.et

Food security
News

Researchers found farmers who increased both the area growing resistant varieties and the number of wheat varieties grown per season saw the biggest yield increases.

Innovation and technology
Features

This tool allows to identify varieties used by farmers and to track the adoption and impact of improved crops.

Food security
Features

Partner field days in Kenya presented sustainable solutions to crop threats and innovations in seed and agronomy.

Capacity development
News

STMA project training focused on latest developments in maize research and data collection.

Innovation and technology
Videos

The mobile kit will allow Ethiopia to quickly identify wheat rust strains in 48 hours, instead of sending samples to labs abroad.

Climate change
News

People across the country planted more than 350 million trees in a day to fight deforestation and climate change.

Innovation and technology
News

Knowledge share fair highlights CGIAR contributions to the Ethiopian agriculture sector.

Innovation and technology
News

Research team behind revolutionary field test for wheat disease wins prestigious BBSRC prize.

Health and nutrition
News

As the Nutritious Maize for Ethiopia (NuME) project comes to an end, partners draw plans to extend its impact.

Capacity development
News

CIMMYT and EIAR officially closed a wheat seed scaling project that benefitted 131,132 households.

Food security
Features

Mechanization could boost Ethiopian wheat production and provide youth with new job opportunities.

Food security
Press releases

Annual imports now cost more than $600 million and expose national food security to global price shifts.

Capacity development
News

More than 200 scientists have increased their capacity at these annual trainings since CIMMYT started organizing them ten years ago.

Food security
News

Experts explained the spread of the pest and presented science-based solutions to fight it.