1. The aim of this book is to bring about increases in the income and welfare of poor peasant farmers in that area through community-irented, self-reliant and sustainable approach to rural development.
  2. One of the main aims of this book is to benefit the rural people of Ethiopia by ercouraging them to grow more trees and shrubs of a wider variety of species than they have up to now. It provides information on a selection of useful tree and shrub species for the range of agroclimatic conditions...
  3. While achieving water security remains an elusive goal across large swathes of sub-Saharan Africa, the benefits of investing in water, sanitation and hygiene to achieve basic water security and alleviate poverty are clear. Households benefit through a range of health, educational, nutritional and...
  4. Abstract,International Journal of Food Science and Agriculture, 2018 Homegarden is an intensive land use system involving the deliberate management of multipurpose trees and shrubs grown in intimate association with herbaceous species with diverse use value. The aim of this study was to assess...
  5. The wetlands are part of the complex coastal zone of Lake Tana, which lies just outside the top of the image. Individual fields and angular margins at the floodplain are indicative of the human use and modification of the wetlands. The Gilgel Abbay River is lined with very narrow fields that give...
  6. Flood recession agriculture is linked to areas that are prone to annual flooding, making use of the moisture left behind after the floods and sometimes even using the water of the rising floods as well.In Africa alone, flood recession agriculture may amount to over 20 M ha.
  7. Abstract, Heliyon, 2019 August One of the main challenges facing Ethiopia today is to ensure food security for its highly increasing population growth. Although the country's production is much lower than the national demand, there are high post-harvest food losses. Among several causes at...
  8. Abstract, Journal of Biology, 2015 Seed is the most important agricultural input and it is the basic unit for distribution and maintenance of plant population. Improved crop varieties play a critical role in agricultural intensification. In Ethiopia, as in many other countries in sub-Saharan...
  9. This report is the result of one year's collaboration between the Centre for Development Co-operation Services (CDCS) of the Free University of Amsterdam, the International Institute for Environment and Development, London, and the Soil Conservation Research Program, Addis Ababa. It compiles the...
  10. In this paper, we examine the policies and practices of the Ethiopian and Tigray Governments in response to environmental issues in the framework of development, and compare these with endogenous efforts to address thse same issues.