Ethiopian Home Gardens Network

AKLDP / Tufts

moderated by Mestawet Gebru

Introduction

The Home Gardens Network was launched on 13th January 2015 at a meeting attended by 36 participants from 29 different organizations. The Network was hosted by two USAID-funded implementing partners the Agriculture, Knowledge, Learning Development and Policy (AKLDP) project implemented by Tufts University and the Technical and Operational Performance Support (TOPS) program implemented by Mercy Corps.

Despite a decade of impressive growth rates, levels of poverty and under-nutrition in Ethiopia remain amongst the highest in the world. The Home Gardens Network is committed to working with the government and its international development partners, civil society organisations, the private sector and the people of Ethiopia to reduce poverty and to improve household nutrition in particular for children and women.

The Network has grown to more than 150 individuals representing government departments, private initiatives and civil society organisations who meet quarterly to share information, knowledge and operational challenges and lessons learned and to organise visits and training events.

Purpose and Objectives

The primary purpose of the Network is sharing knowledge, learning and support the documentation of evidence-based good practice with a view to scale-up household-level fruit and vegetable production for improved nutrition and household income outcomes. The Steering Committee of the Home Gardens Network organizes quarterly Network meetings.

More information

To find summaries of the workshops, the full report and the PowerPoint presentations of the guest speakers please go to the WORKSHOP REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS page under Recommended Reading in the menu bottom left on this page. For additional materials on nutrition sensitive agriculture, go to the PUBLICATIONS ON NUTRITION SENSITIVE AGRICULTURE page.


If you like to join the Ethiopian Homegardens Network, please fill out the registration form here. You will then automatically get a notice about upcoming activities and network meetings. 


Please scroll towards the bottom of this page to see interesting information on the discussion pages.


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Prosper KOUTCHAINOU I am interested in your practice. you have video documentary or document that can allow us to reproduce it in Benin

1 year 9 months ago

Dejene Adem Dear thank you for your interest. I will be happy to share my experience. Email: amona.son@gmail.com

1 year 9 months ago

morrison kivutih Dear sir ,very interesting would like to share with you,kindly make an invitation wish to learn more in Ethiopia,morrison.kivuti@gmail.com

1 year 9 months ago

Dejene Adem Dear Morrison, thanks a lot for your interest. I am very happy to share. My email: amona.son@gmail.com

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