The CASCAPE project works closely with the Ethiopian government to deliver new varieties and technologies to the farmers. So-called development agents (DAs) function as the executing arm in this extension system, working closely with the farmers on grassroots level.

Number of development agents (DAs) assigned to each sub-district (kebele). Each DA has their own field of expertise in crop, livestock or natural resource management.

Source: Bureau of Agriculture

training sessions held during a year. Most of them are organised during the planting season when up to 50 farmers participate.

Source: Bureau of Agriculture

18 farmers under Getnet’s supervision have seen increases in their potato yield after applying the newly introduced technologies.