As an output from the conference, Increasing Agricultural Productivity and Enhancing Food Security in Africa: New Challenges and Opportunities, which was organized by IFPRI with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the African Union Commission and took place in Addis Ababa on November 1-3, a Development Brief has been published by UNDP-Ethiopia. The Brief makesRead more
Improving the long-term sustainability and resilience of smallholder agriculture in Africa is highly dependent on conserving or improving the quality of the natural resource base.
Eighty-three percent of the population of Ethiopia depends directly on agriculture for their livelihoods, while many others depend on agriculture-related cottage industries such as textiles, leather, and food oil processing.
IFPRI-ESARO has involved in reviewing the Rural Capacity Building Program (RCBP) of Ethiopia.