Developing a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) System

In September, Dr. Shahid Khandker, IFPRI visiting Senior Research Fellow, conducted two trainings at the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) on developing a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system. The first training was geared towards policy makers and senior staff at ATA while the second training was targeted to policy analysts and project managers. Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) in >> Read more

Transforming Landscapes and Soil Health for Increased Agricultural Productivity: Experiences from Ethiopia

On November 7, 2014, Prof. Tekalign Mamo, State Minister and Minister’s Advisor, Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopia will give a seminar at the International Food Policy Research Institute on several soil projects underway in Ethiopia. Read the abstract for the seminar below. If you are interested in joining virtually, please see the instruction to join via GoToMeeting at >> Read more

Bridging the Divide Between Women and Men Farmers in Ethiopia

Women make up about half of the labor force in Ethiopia. While their contributions are plentiful, women and girls face discrimination when accessing —and making decisions regarding— education, agricultural information and inputs, land, and other assets to aid food production. “If women and girls are left behind, we will never develop,” said Adugna Waggra, Deputy Director General >> Read more

Workshop on Paving the Path for Gender Equality in Agriculture

On July 7 & 8, 2014, the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) will host a two-day workshop,  on the role of gender in agriculture in Ethiopia. The workshop has been organized in partnership with the Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture’s Women’s Affairs Directorate, the EIAR, the Central Statistical Agency, the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency, and the International Food >> Read more