Ethiopia

Innovation and technology
Features

The two-wheel tractor has proven its worth in Africa’s smallholder farms thanks to the FACASI project.

Innovation and technology
Features

Two-wheel tractors are allowing Ethiopian farmers to boost their incomes and support their communities in times of need.

Food security
Press releases

Publication analyzes success factors of Wheat Seed Scaling project, which has benefited more than 131,000 rural households in Ethiopia.

Climate change
News

Through new project, tools and insurance services will help small farmers in eastern Africa reduce investment risks and losses related to climate.

Food security
In the media

Source: Plantopia (9 Apr 2020)

CIMMYT senior scientist Dave Hodson discusses striking parallels between wheat rust and global human epidemics on new podcast.

Capacity development
Features

Small-scale agricultural mechanization service provision model supports women’s empowerment in the Ethiopian agriculture sector.

News

Stephen Njoka and Hugo de Groote share insights on the current locust invasion, effective control measures and how we can prepare for future outbreaks.

Health and nutrition
Blogs

How can we feed more people while protecting nature and biodiversity?

Business Development Manager
Innovation and technology
Features

The initiative increases agricultural productivity and enhances food security in Ethiopia.

Food security
In the media

Source: Bloomberg (25 Jan 2020)

CIMMYT agricultural economist Hugo De Groote notes need to monitor locusts to ensure swarms don’t threaten crops.

Innovation and technology
News

Scientists use spatial price prediction models to estimate local prices that might be more relevant than the national average.

Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Donne del Food (28 Nov 2019)

Rapid alert system has been developed to predict the spread of wheat rust.

Gender and social inclusion
Publications

Researchers identify national policies, climate and soil fertility changes, population increase, and urban expansion as the major drivers of farming systems change in the Hawassa area of Ethiopia.