The Right Stuff

Ethiopian farmers have long relied on just two kinds of fertilizer to boost nutrients in their depleted soils. Now, they are finally getting more choices. You wouldn’t use the same ingredients to bake bread as you would to make soup. The ingredients vary depending on your recipe. It’s no different for soil. Different crops grown >> 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

Samuel Gameda Talks about one of the ATA’s Flagship Projects: EthioSIS

"Already, our samples are telling us that Ethiopia’s soil is deficient in as many as six essential nutrients.” -Samuel Gameda, IFPRI Senior Research Fellow Meet Sam Gameda, IFPRI Senior Research Fellow who also serves as the Director of Soil Health and Fertility at the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA). Dr. Gameda launched one of the >> Read more