As the CASCAPE project is still in its infancy, it is difficult at this point in time to quantity the impact. However, first results from test plots are positive and farmers seem to like the approach.

$13m total funding for this five-year project, which was initially drafted as a two-year project with a budget of half a million dollars.


14 Number of innovation themes identified for Amhara regional state alone covering a broad scope of agricultural activities ranging from crops such as rice and field pea over the use of sweet lupin grain for sheep fattening to tests of different blended fertilizers.


400% increase in productivity for potato, wheat and even teff varieties compared to the previous years. Growing cycles for teff are long and the success of a yield can only be determined after the completion of the full cycle.