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Latest News

Early Generation Forage Seed Supply for National F...18 Aug 2016 13:56
Early Generation Forage Seed Supply for National Food and Nutrition Security

There are various forage seed research activities undertaken by the national research system to improve the nutritive value of grasses and other forage [ ... ]

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EIAR holds a Consultative Workshop to Validate Tro...04 Aug 2016 13:00

Horticultural commodities in general and fruits in particular, are vital for generating foreign currency and reducing unemployment and poverty. Despite [ ... ]

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EIAR Headquarters Management and Staff Members Cel...29 Jul 2016 11:44

EIAR headquarters management and staff celebrated the 10th civil service day in the presence of the Institute’s Director General, Dr. Fentahun Mengistu [ ... ]

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A Project to Improve the Capacity of EIAR’s Breedi...27 Jul 2016 11:21

Plant breeding research in Ethiopia dates back to 1953 with the establishment of the Imperial College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts at Alemaya University, [ ... ]

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Capacitating National Poultry Research to Achieve ...26 Jul 2016 08:29

Debre Zeit Agricultural Research Center (DZARC) of EIAR inaugurated its poultry research capacity building activities on July 22, 2016 at Debre Zeit. [ ... ]

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Ethiopian Control of Bovine Tuberculosis Strategie...21 Jul 2016 11:48

Ethiopian Control of Bovine Tuberculosis Strategies (ETHICOBOTS) project stockholder’s consultative workshop held in 18 July 2016 at Ethiopian Institute [ ... ]

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  • Featured Articles

    • “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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