1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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.
  4. Rural people of Ethiopia are endowed with a deep knowledge concerning the use of wild plants. This is particularly true for the use of medicinal plants, but also for wild plants, some of which are consumed at times of drought, war and other hardship. Elders and other knowledgeable community...
  5. The Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA)is a not-for-profit sub-regional organization of the National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) of 11 member countries, namely: Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia,...
  6. Abstract -The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension- Feb, 2018 Purpose:The limited uptake of improved agricultural practices in Africa raise questions on the functionality of current agricultural research systems. Our purpose is to explore the capacity for local innovation within the...
  7. Abstract,Cogent Food & Agriculture, 2016 Smallholder sugarcane production sector is under researched and underdeveloped with limited industrial link and support. The objectives of this study were to assess the current state of sugarcane production, farmers’ perceived production constraints...
  8. Abstract, Researchgate, 2015 Field and laboratory studies were conducted in split plot design of three replications to determine effects of four sowing rates (50, 75, 100, 125 kg ha-1) and three row spacing (10, 20, 30 cm) on seed multiplication ratio, seed yield, and seed quality of wheat at...