Famers in Ethiopia are demanding more for technologies

6 April 2018, The Ethiopian Herald

Mechanization Director at The Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Tamiru Habte said mechanized farming is still at early stage in Ethiopia and further explained the reason why the ministry designs mechanization strategy that focuses on smallholder farmers. Read More

18 April 2018

Ethiopia earns $478m from Agricultural Export

4 April 2018, Journal du Cameroun

This earning is in the first eight months of this Ethiopian fiscal year which began on July 8, 2017. Read more:

17 April 2018

Impression on the Experience Capitalization workshop held for EKN's Food Security Projects in Ethiopia

November 2017, CTA

Mersha Yilma, who attended the workshop, expressed his impression and how the workshop organized by the Embassy and CTA will really help capitalizing experiences of the Dutch food security projects in Ethiopia. Please read his Article here:

25 March 2018

A Slightly Different Approach

On September 2017, food security projects of the Dutch embassy were having a week workshop on Experience Capitalization - to produce interesting Articles, led by CTA. Read how it went:

25 March 2018

Lack of government incentives and commitment in the extension work of the aquaculture sector

23rd Nov 2017, BENEFIT ENTAG

One of the points discussed on the fifth aquaculture platform meeting is lack of government commitment in the sector. Find highlights and updates about all sub-sector platform activities by BENEFIT-ENTAG:

5 January 2018

Ethiopia is rising

3rd January 2018 (News Article)

"Foreign Direct Investment flow has reached 4.17 billion USD this year and created 16,000 jobs in agriculture, construction, hotel, real estate and horticulture are the sectors in which foreign investors have invested in." Read more.

5 January 2018

Agriterra modernizes cooperatives in Ethiopia

21st November 2017, Agriterra

Director Kees Blokland of Agriterra signed an agreement with the Ethiopian Ministr of Agriculture to modernise and strengthen the cooperative sector. Read More.

7 December 2017

DairyBISS started hay production trial in Holeta

13th Sept 2017, DairyBISS

Almost all hay production in Ethiopia is done on natural pastures without any fertilization. But simple pasture management practices including fertilizer and manure application and also right timing during harvest could improve on the quantity and quality of pasture for hay. DairyBISS, under the umbrella of BENEFIT program implemented by Wageningen University & Research, started a trial in close collaboration with Holeta TVET. Read more.

16 September 2017

DairyBISS graduated new Dairy Advisors

8th Sept 2017, WUR

With a presentation of their final practical assignment, the dairy production advisors graduated for the second round of the DairyBISS’ dairy production training. Read more.

16 September 2017

Hunger crises will escalate unless we invest more in addressing root causes, say UN food agency chiefs on visit to drought-hit Ethiopia

9th Sept 2017, Reliefweb

“It is essential to invest in preparedness and provide farmers and rural communities with knowledge and tools to safeguard themselves and their livelihoods. We’ve witnessed here that saving livelihoods means saving lives - it is people’s best defense against drought” - Graziano da Silva, Director-General of FAO. Read more

5 September 2017