This quarter AgirProFocus facilitated two sustainable value chain workshops in Ethiopia: one on mapping soil fertility value chains for the Fertile Grounds Initiative held in Ziway, and one on mapping tree seedling value chains for GiZ at Menagasha. Members of the AriProFocus Youth in Agribusiness Platform had the opportunity to participate in both workshops.
The interactive value chain mapping technique described in the by the AgriProFocus Gender in Value Chains Toolkits was used in both instances; workshop participants were supported to identify social, economic and environmental constraints and opportunities to the core and extended value chain of specific agricultural products (highland tree seedlings, lowland tree seedlings, compost, biochar, vermicompost, biofertilizer, and green manure seed).
Feedback from the tree seedling value chain workshop was very positive, feedback from the soil fertility... Read more
For members of the AgriProFocus Soil Health Platform and other professionals interested in Soil Health management, we meet at GiZ office with the following agenda:
2. presentation by Georg deichert, GiZ, on soil biology
3. update on the Fertile Grounds Initaitive in Ethiopia
4. update on the organisation of the Ethiopia SOIL WEEK campaign -last week October 2015
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