Ethiopia

Capacity development
News

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

Capacity development
Features

How important is farming relative to non-farm activities for the income of young rural Africans?

Food security
News

A recent study in Ethiopia has concluded that encouraging biodiversity on and around agricultural land likely increases its productivity.

Gender and social inclusion
Videos

Women have the potential to be drivers of agricultural transformation.

Gender and social inclusion
Publications

Authors examine how smallholders attempt to innovate with improved wheat seed, row planting, and the broad bed maker, introduced through the Ethiopian agricultural extension system.

Gender and social inclusion
In the media

Source: The Reporter (16 Feb 2019)

A new report shows that gender inequality in Ethiopia is hampering efforts to reach the government’s goal of wheat self-sufficiency by 2022.

Food security
News

Government officials, researchers and experts developed a list of recommendations going forward.

Food security
Features

Trials of the Nutrient Expert app showed improved yields, fertilizer-use efficiency and increased profits for farmers.

Food security
Features

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

Food security
Features

CIMMYT economist Jason Donovan discusses the role of seed companies and food markets.

Food security
Food security
Podcasts

We talk to the recipient of the World Food Prize 2018 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application. Rouse is being recognized for his work on Ug99.

Innovation and technology
Blogs

CIMMYT has been researching the use of mobile apps to provide site-specific agronomic advice to farmers.

Innovation and technology
News

MARPLE (Mobile And Real-time PLant disEase) is a portable testing lab which could help speed-up the identification of devastating wheat rust diseases in Africa.