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Review of 2015/16 Livestock Research Completed Act...28 Jun 2016 12:39
Review of 2015/16 Livestock Research Completed Activities

EIAR’s livestock researchers have commenced a three-day review of the 2015/16 livestock research completed activities on 28 June 2016 at Hiruy Hall.  Dr. [ ... ]

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Institute’s Management Discusses on the 2015/16 Fi...22 Jun 2016 09:36

Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) management members held a discussion on the Institute’s 2015/16 fiscal year performance at the Institute’s [ ... ]

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The Threat to our Future: Desertification16 Jun 2016 08:23

According to the Inter-governmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC), in the last12 years the global temperature has shown substantial increment. The sea [ ... ]

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Quarterly Review of the RESARP14 Jun 2016 07:30

Quarterly review of the Re-engaging Senior Agricultural Researchers Project (RESARP) was organized on 13 June 2016 at the Ethiopian Institute of agricultural [ ... ]

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Sustainable Development Goal 2 10 Jun 2016 14:45
Sustainable Development Goal 2

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a new global agenda launched after the termination of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) with the aim [ ... ]

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New Malt Barley Varieties Perk up Farmers and Malt...09 Jun 2016 08:08

New Malt Barley Varieties Perk up Farmers and Malting Industry in Ethiopia Two new malt barley varieties with the potential to triple average yield in [ ... ]

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    • “Planet 50-50: step it up for gender equality by 2030”

      “Planet 50-50: step it up for gender equality by 2030” Women are the backbone of the development of rural economies. They comprise more than 60% of the world’s agricultural labor force. Agriculture is the main alternative for rural women. In rural areas, women guarantee livelihoods, are responsible to triple roles, those are productive, reproductive and community roles and are fighting hunger and malnutrition. Despite the important roles they play in agricultural economies, rural women in Africa suffer from the highest illiteracy rates and are the most visible face of poverty. Moreover, their access to and control over all land and productive resources is still unsatisfactory.  There is a lack of recognition of the role of women in agriculture which is harmful and gives rise to a lack of specific policies that strive to alleviate high levels of poverty, illiteracy and non involvement in the design and planning of development programs. However, it is extremely important to realize...

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    • Researchers’ Forum Held On 26th And 27th February 2016 At Oromo Culture Center.

      What direction should agricultural research be taking in order to best contribute to improve food security and market compatibility and how can the impact of the research be maximized whether through strengthening of skills, building of partnerships or prioritizing investment in key research areas? These were some of the issues that came under discussion at the researchers’ forum held on 26th and 27th February 2016 at Oromo culture center. H.E Dr. Mulatu Teshome, FDRE president, H.E mr. Tefera Derbew, MoANR, H.E Mr. Sileshi Getahun, MoLF, H.E Mr. Wendirad Mandefro, state minister of MoANR, H.E Dr kassu Elala, policy and research advisor to the prime minister with a ministerial portfolio, were the guest of honor on this forum. The welcoming speech given by H.E Mr. Tefera, followed by Dr. Fentahun Mengistu, director general of EIAR. “It’s very exciting to be here with and deliver this message to you on this special event.” Of the special guest of honor H.E Dr. Mulatu, said on his...

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    • የኢትዮጵያ የግብርና ምርምር ኢንስቲትዩት የተመሰረተበትን 50ኛ ዓመት የወረቅ ኢዮቤልዩ በዓል በተለያዩ ዝግጅቶች እያከበረ ነው

      የኢትዮጵያ የግብርና ምርምር ኢንስቲትዩት የተመሰረተበትን 50ኛ ዓመት የወረቅ ኢዮቤልዩ በዓል በተለያዩ ዝግጅቶች እያከበረ ነውየኢትዮጵያ የግብርና ምርምር ኢንስቲትዩት የተመሰረተበትን 50ኛ ዓመት የወርቅ ኢዮቤልዩ በዓል “የ50 ዓመታት አገልግሎት ለኢትዮጵያ ግብርና…የግብርና ምርምር ለኢትዮጵያ ዘላቂ ልማትና ህዳሴ” በሚል መሪ ቃል በተለያዩ ዝግጅቶች እያከበረ ሲሆን ከዝግጅቶቹ መካከልም የግብርና ቴክኖሎጂዎችን በምርምር ማዕከልና በአርሶ አደር ደረጃ ለመገምገም የሚያስችል የተጓዥ መስክ ቀን፣ የግብርና ምርምርን በተመለከተ የቴሌቪዥን ጥያቄና መልስ ውድድር፣ ሳንይንሳዊ የውይይት መድረኮች (ሲምፓዚየም፣ ኮንፍረንስ)፣ አገር አቀፍ የግብርና ቴክኖሎጂዎች አውደርዕይ፣ የበዓሉ የመዝጊያ ፕሮግረም እና ሌሎች ፕሮግረሞች የሚጠቀሱ ናቸው፡፡ ይህ በዓል ሲከበር ላለፉት 50 ዓመታት የተከናወኑ የግብርና ምርምር ስራዎችን፣ ውጤቶቻቸውንና የውጤቶቻቸው ፋይዳ ላይ በመወያየት እና የአገራችንን ህዳሴ መሰረት በማድረግ የወደፊቱን የግብርና ምርምር አቅጣጫዎችን ሊያመላክት በሚችል መልኩ ይሆናል፡ የኢትዮጵያ የግብርና ምርምር ኢንስቲትዩት (በቀድሞው አጠራር የእርሻ ምርምር አንስቲትዩት) በ1958 ዓ.ም የተመሰረተ ሲሆን ላለፉት 50 ዓመታት ለግብርና ልማቱ የሚሆኑ የተለየዩ የግብርና ቴክኖሎጂዎችን፤ መረጃና እውቀቶችን በማቅረብ አሁን ለተመዘገበው አገራዊ የግብርና ልማት ውጤት ከፍተኛውን ሚና ሲጫወት ቆይቷል፡ ኢኒስቲትዩቱ 3800 ሰራተኞች፣ ከ950 በላይ በሆኑ ህብረ ሙያ ስብጥር ባላቸው የግብርና ተመራማሪዎች በመታገዝ  በሰብል፣ በእንስሳት፣ በአፈርና ውሃ፣ ባዮቴክኖሎጂ፣ ግብርና መሳሪያዎች፣ አዬር ንብረት፣ እና በግብርና ምጣኔ ሃብት መስኮች ሳይንሳዊ ምርምሮችን በማካሄድ የተሻሻሉ የሰብልና እንሰሳት ዝርያዎችን፣ የሰብልና እንስሳት ተባዮችና በሽታዎች መቆጣጠሪያ ዘዴዎችን፣ የሰብል አመራረትና የእንሰሳት አረባብ ዘዴዎችን፣ የድህረ ምርት...

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