The ATA Seeks New Ways to Improve Audit Services for Ethiopia’s Agricultural Cooperatives

Agricultural cooperatives support member farmers to increase both their productivity and their income. The Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA), however, identified several systemic bottlenecks that have reduced the effectiveness of cooperatives in Ethiopia. A key area in need of improvement is the auditing functions of cooperatives throughout the country in terms of quality, quantity, and >> Read more

Fertilizer and Soil Fertility Potential in Ethiopia

“In Ethiopia you practically need a soil specialist for every other village.” – Tekalign Mamo, State Minister of Agriculture, Ethiopia Bountiful crops do not happen by chance but result from fertile soil, seeds, water, and proper tools; but it all starts with soil.  According to IFPRI’s report, Fertilizer and Soil Fertility Potential in Ethiopia, the >> Read more