The Agroecology platform of AgriProFocus Ethiopia hosted a field visit to Menjar area Arerti woreda, BoloSilase kebele.
Bolo Silase kebele of Arerti woreda, has a soil type of silty loam, temperature ranging between 18-33°C. The livelihood of the area is mixed agriculture and livestock Like other parts of the country it is also characterized by rain fed agriculture the cash crops are teff, wheat, chick pea, barley, fruits and onion.
Now-a-day’s climate change is a boundless problem in every corner of the world so the farmers needed to practice soil and water conservation techniques widely. In order to capable of being resilient to environmental shocks they built water harvesting pond and practicing other NRM techniques. In that kebele earthen ponds were built at family level having a capacity of 84 – 129 cubic meter of water and at community level having a capacity of 1,... Read more
The event will take place at 7:30 am - 6:00 pm on October 27th, 2017 Friday , leaving from Addis Abeba Stadium to Menjar and to Melkassa and then back to Addis Ababa.
The program consists of viewing rainwater harvesting around Menjar, and Conservation Agriculture Mechanization technology at Melkassa Agricultural Research Center.
The space is very limited only for 35 persons.If you want to participate please register via this link:
The Annual EAGC Agribusiness Expo is the region’s biggest agricultural business trade show which covers three countries-Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya organized by EAGC and partners
The Expo also act as a neutral platform that brings together all stakeholders from the agriculture and farm business closely linked sectors – agribusiness; telecommunication; banking; insurance; machinery among others to engage in dialogue with their clients, resulting in demand-driven products and services to satisfy the requirements of their clients.
Business entities, Institutions and active players in the agricultural sector from seed companies, fertilizer, agric-equipment manufacturing companies, banks and other service providers will grace the occasion. Government, the private sector, donor community and other strategic partners in the agricultural sector are expected to attend the expo. The last year (2015) expo composed by 25 exhibitors from Tanzania and 7 from East Africa and 3 from outside Afri... Read more