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

A Little Seed Goes a Long Way

Teff, the world’s smallest grain, plays no small role in Ethiopia’s agricultural sector— 65 percent of Ethiopia’s 85 million people get their “daily bread and livelihood” from it. In Ethiopia, farmers dedicate more land to this crop than other grains, such as maize and wheat, yet, teff yields lag behind. One researcher, who has dedicated >> Read more