Mehoni Agricultural Research Center

History: Mehoni Agricultural Research Center was established on March 2004 to conduct research on lowland high-value tree crops and horticulture crops.The Center conducts its research activities on the Fachagama Research Site, located in Raya Azebo District of the Tigray Region. The Center has also engaged in source seed multiplication forthose of the crop varieties that are suitable to nearby districts of the region.

Total area: 100 ha

Establishment year: March 2004

Agro-ecological zones (AEZs): lowland

Altitutde:1574 m.a.s.l.

Temperature (min/max):18ºC and25ºC

Rainfall: Raya Azebo woredas: 300-750mm

Length of growing period (LGP): 7-8 months

Soil type: Vertisols, Aluvisols

Coordination role: Lowland high value tree crops and horticultural crops research

Distance from Addis Ababa: 678 km


Mehoni Agricultural Research Center

Tel: (+251)-347770059

Fax: (+251)-34777002

P.O.Box: 71

Tigray Region