lensa girma

APF

Addise abeba, Ethiopia

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work as intern in agri pro focus in Ethiopia

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Posted By in Agri-Skills Platform
Posted 17 December 2018 at 05:41

SPCC visit to Jeldu Cooperative, producer of improved potato seed.

Jeldu is a place where potato seed tuber is one of the cash crops. Jeldu is located at 72km to the east of Ambo (Zonal town) and 115 km west of Addis Ababa, in this area there is a large number of people who are engaged in agricultural practice most of them are potato producers. The district is characterized by its mountain, plateau, and hills and has three types of soil such as nitosol, veritisol and sandysol. During our visit we got the chance to meet five farmer cooperatives From those cooperatives three of them are multipurpose cooperatives which facilitate; fertilizer, seed and other agricultural inputs for their members of the cooperatives during the on and off agri- season .

Farmers in this area face problems in input and market system when the input supply for agricultural production is absent or low, the productivity will decrease. At the same time, if the production and marketing system is inefficient, high produ

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 31 August 2018 at 01:45

SPCC Visit to the Melkasa Agricultural Research Center

Starting from 1984 E.C, Agricultural Implement and Research Center (AIRIC) began to carry out development and testing of farm tools and equipment appropriate for agricultural farmer’s condition in Ethiopia. AIRIC was then a program run by EIAR situated at Melkassa which is a birth place for agricultural mechanization. Since the inception of the mecha

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 20 August 2018 at 01:56

SPCC visit to Holetta Agriculture Research Center and Enchini area farmers association

The first SPCC (Strategic Partnership and Convening and Convincing) journey to HARC (Holetta Agriculture Research Center) and Enchini area farmers association is quite interesting and successful in sharing information and knowledge. The journey was done in collaboration with ECDD (Ethiopian Center for Disability Development), OSRA (Oromo self resilient association) and AgriProFocus Ethiopia. Here is a short report of the journey and we hope you will get lots of experience from it.