Dr Birru Yitaferu
Director General Amhara Regional Agricultural Research Institute (ARARI)
Bahir Dar, Amhara
"Agriculture must be supported by research, especially in our country where people depend entirely on agriculture."
- 270 Total researchers in federal and regional research centres.
- 7 Minimum time of years it takes to develop a new variety of seed before a yield trial can be started. This time frame can even expand up to 10 years.