NEW AGRIBUSINESS COURSE, Scholarship application deadline is 22 March 2017
New Agribusiness Course from ICRA on “Building agribusiness relations for sustainable profit - Learning key skills for inclusive business brokerage” For: Professionals providing agribusiness support services to small-scale farmers, processors and other affiliated enterprises
Date and location: 13 -24 November 2017 in Ibadan, Nigeria
Candidates can apply here and click here for scholarship information.
8 March 2017
What can Ethiopia learn from Kenya in the Horticulture Sector Development?
1st Feb 2017, AgriProFocus Kenya
SNV Ethiopia and Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources recently had a study tour to Kenya - facilitated by AgriProFocus Kenya.
Objectives of the tour was to understand the Kenya national experience in horticulture development and to learn from SNV Kenya experience in agricultural development in horticulture sector. Read more.
5 February 2017
SMIS: Presentation at the Amhara Agricultural Forum
8th December 2016, SMIS
Small Scale and Micro Irrigation Support Project (SMIS) is one of the projects funded by the Dutch Government through the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ethiopia. On December 8, 2016, SMIS organized the Amhara Agricultural Forum 2016 (AAF ’16) in collaboration with AgroBIG and One Acre Fund. Find presentation and more HERE.
5 February 2017
ICRA Courses for professionals working in higher education and outreach, agricultural research and agri-business
For application deadline and for detail information, click on the courses
- Linking research to inclusive development for food security - Facing rural innovation challenges, 15 May - 2 June 2017, Wageningen, the Netherlands
- Facing rural innovation challenges - Linking research to inclusive development for food security, 25 Sept - 13 Oct 2017
- Learning, action research and outreach – Making higher education boost food security, 6 to 24 November 2017
10 January 2017
Ethiopia: Auspicious Move to Ensure Food Security
11th December 2016
Attaining food security in Ethiopia is not an independent variable . . . Ethiopia's food security programme cannot bring about the desired results, without considering the youth, which is the most decisive work force in the country. Read more.
9 January 2017
BENEFIT-SBN: Sesame field day organised for financial institutions
28th October 2016, BENEFIT-SBN
The filed visit and the discussions made after the visit helped representatives of financial organisations to be aware of the different costs that farmers incur when they are using conventional and improved production technologies. Read more.
21 November 2016
Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs signed agreement with INBAR for Bamboo development in Africa
2nd August 2016, International Network for Bamboo and Rattan
On Tuesday the 2nd of August, 2016 officials from the government of Netherlands, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and China along with Council Working Group of INBAR representing its 41 member states gathered for the formal signing of an agreement between INBAR (International Network for Bamboo and Rattan) and the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, aimed at developing the bamboo sector in East Africa, over the next three years. Ethiopia holds around 70% share of bamboo natural resource in Africa. Read more.
4 August 2016
Poultry Learning Labs organized in Ethiopia
21st July 2006, AgriProFocus Ethiopia
AgriProFocus Ethiopia in collaboration with PUM, Netherlands Senior Experts, organized a three days poultry learning labs to smallholder poultry keepers in Bishoftu. Three poultry firms which have been financially supported by EKN through the FSRE Fund have served as learning labs for the training. Read more.
3 August 2016
First International Agro-Industry Investment Forum in Addis Ababa
15th July 2006, Netherlands Embassy in Addis Ababa
Ethiopia has strong ambitions to accelerate its agro-industry through the development of Integrated Agro-Industrial Parks (IAIPs). From 5 to 7 October the first International Agro-Industry Investment Forum will take place in Addis Ababa. The event will be hosted by the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, His Excellency Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn. Read more.
3 August 2016
BENEFIT-SBN: Improving Sesame Production in Ethiopia
6th June 2016, BENEFIT-SBN
Part of BENEFIT programme, Sesame Business Network (BENEFIT-SBN) has be engaging in intensified efforts to improve production of sesame in Ethiopia. On May 31, As part of its activities, it provided a training for women and young farmers on the 20 steps improved sesame production technologies - in collaboration with Quara and Metema woredas Agriculture and Women Affairs Offices. Read more.
8 July 2016