IFPRI has been providing technical support to the Ministry of Agriculture and the Federal Cooperatives Agency for the design and implementation of livelihood diversification component of the PSNP-IV. The support has significantly contributed to the roll out and effectiveness of the program. As a result, the program has strived to achieve its purpose, which isRead more
In 2009, IFPRI’s soil diagnostic study, commissioned by the Gates Foundation at the request of late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, confirmed that Ethiopia’s soils are greatly degraded and in need of immediate soil health and fertility management. IFPRI’s report laid the foundation for the EthioSIS project, with researchers recommending a national soil information structure along with tailored soil fertility management across the country, based on local soil needs and types.
IFPRI (ESARO) in conjunction with Wageningen University and Research Center is currently conducting evaluation of organizational capacity of Dutch-supported organizations in Ethiopia. One of such organizations is the African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF).
The main objective of FIF is to encourage innovation by farmers in production, processing and marketing and to help the spread of successful innovations amongst farmers receiving funds from FIF, as well as other farmers.
The Ghana research was one component of the IFAD-IFPRI partnership on agriculture and climate change mitigation activities conducted by researchers from IFPRI and the University of Ghana. The overall objective of the study was to assess government organizations involved in policy/program formulation and those giving guidance to policy/program implementation on climate change; access to carbon markets and high‐value commodity markets in Ghana; and also assess institutional systems/structures that have the potential to facilitate access to carbon markets for smallholder farmers.
The conference aimed to discuss practical initiatives required to increase agricultural productivity in Africa in a sustainable manner and to create opportunity for stakeholders to sit together and find common ground on ways to harmonize programs, tackle challenges and exploit opportunities that exist for increasing agricultural productivity in Africa.
The objective of this baseline is to establish baseline date to indicators that will help measure the impacts of the programs interventions at the end of the project.
This program has three main objectives: (1) Build the Department of Agricultural Research Services (DARS) institutional capacity to review/develop its strategic and operational plans for an effective and efficient national agricultural research system. (2) Build DARS capacity to make it more efficient and effective in research formulation and planning mirroring ASWAp. (3) Build ‘Results Based Monitoring and Evaluation (RBM&E)’ system capacity able to track performance of ASWAp related achievements.
A study on ecological restoration in northern Ethiopia has been a successful community level study that helps to understand how local level organizations can be empowered and involved in community developments. This study answers questions about mass mobilization of free compulsory labor for ecological restoration in Tigray.
This program has three main objectives: (1) Build the institutional capacity of Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) to develop strategic and operational planning documents for an effective and efficient national agricultural research system;