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Improving crop production
It starts with the seeds!A sustainable supply of quality seeds is an important ingredient for improving crop production and productivity among rural and small scale farmers in Ethiopia. A lack of these seeds contributes to low agricultural production.Since...
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Providing for her family: Shewaye's story
In 2009, a Five-Year, Farmers First: Community Led Food Security Project was started in Were Jarso district, North Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia. The goal of the project was to contribute to year-round household food security for vulnerable...
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Growing nutritious food and raising healthy children in Ethiopia
In Ethiopia, small-scale subsistence farming is a common practice, particularly in rural areas. Unfortunately, many farmers struggle to produce enough food to support their families. Such was the case with w/ro Mereta Girma, a 35 year-old mother of five...
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"False bananas" truly improving livelihoods in Ethiopia
W/ro* Etewaye Shegeye, is a 28 year old widow and mother of two. She has a six year old boy and a 12 year old girl. Since her husband passed away two years ago, she has had to support her family as a small-scale farmer on the 1.2 acres of land she owns.W/ro...
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