The Africa RISING program -- "Africa Research in Sustainable Intensification for the Next Generation" -- provides support to Ethiopian farmers across the country, offering conservation-focused interventions.
A report from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) demonstrates that the population of youth working as farmers is substantial and that farming often serves as an alternative to unemployment for many.
With Ethiopia and the world working towards improved Sustainable Land Management (SLM), global experts met in Addis Ababa and recommended a move towards stronger landscape solutions and better demonstration of the benefits of SLM for livelihoods.
The Ethiopian Ministry of Finance (MoF) has signed a tax reform bill that is slated to remove almost all duty tax on irrigation, mechanization and animal feed equipment and technologies. This decision was brought about, in part, based on recommendations made by IWMI and WLE.