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Maize variety options for Africa: Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; IITA; DTMA, 2015)
A diagnostic study of crop-livestock interactions: in the Rift Valley and the western mid-highland areas of Ethiopia / Alemu Tolemariam and Moti Jaleta
This report analyzes crop-livestock interactions in maize-based, mixed farming systems in the Rift Valley and the western, mid-highland areas of Ethiopia. These areas are known for their maize-based crop-livestock ...
Determinants of choice of market-oriented indigenous Horo cattle production in Dano district of Western Showa, Ethiopia
Based on a survey data collected from150 farming households in Dano district of western Showa of Ethiopia, this paper analyzes determinants of smallholders? choice for market oriented indigenous Horo cattle production and ...
Meteorological drought assessment in north east highlands of Ethiopia
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the patterns and trends of drought incidence in north east highlands of Ethiopia using monthly rainfall record for the period 1984-2014. Design/methodology/approach Standard ...
SIMLESA Workshop Proceedings Golden Peacock Hotel August 2014, Lilongwe, Malawi
(CIMMYT / ACIAR, 2014)
SIMLESA-2 - 2014-2018: what is good-difficult and different?
(CIMMYT; ACIAR; SIMLESA, 2014)
Land ownership and technology adoption revisited: improved maize varieties in Ethiopia
The lack of land ownership can discourage agricultural technology adoption, yet there is scarce evidence of the impact of land rental contracts on the adoption of improved crop varieties in developing countries. The current ...
Resettlement and woodland management problems and options: a case study from North-Western Ethiopia
Deforestation in African dry forests is widespread and its drivers are complex and vary in space and time. In this paper, we assessed impacts of immigration on dry forests and options for improved management in a resettlement ...
Dry forest based livelihoods in resettlement areas of Northwestern Ethiopia
While the importance of forests for livelihoods has long been well-recognized, empirical knowledge of the factors influencing the extent and diversity of household engagement in the extraction of forest products across ...