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Review of experiences with participatory on-farm trials in the southern region of Ethiopia

Review of experiences with participatory on-farm trials in the southern region of Ethiopia

proceedings of a workshop held in Soddo, 17th-22nd May 1998 : FARM Africa, Farmers" Research Project

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Published by FARM Africa, Institute for Sustainable Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ethiopia
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Research -- Ethiopia -- On-farm -- Congresses.,
    • Agriculture -- Research -- Ethiopia -- Citizen participation -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesReview of POFTs in southern Ethiopia
      Statementeditors, Alistair Sutherland, Stephen Sandford.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsSutherland, Alistair., Sandford, Stephen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS540.O53 R48 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 288 p. :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3976749M
      LC Control Number2001295326

      Third, on-farm trials are important for obtaining realistic input-output data for assessing the profitability of practices. Finally, on-farm testing provides important diagnostic information about farmers' problems, preferences and livelihood strategies. Types of On-Farm Trials. There are different ways of classifying on-farm trials. A Global Survey and Review of Farmer Field School Experiences by Arnoud Braun 1, Janice Jiggins, Niels Röling, Henk van den Berg and Paul Snijders Report prepared for the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).

      during the final stage, i.e. the on-farm trials. Involvement of partners during the last stage of an otherwise non-participatory breeding programme has one major advantage and one major disadvantage: the advantage is that, if the partners’ opinion becomes part of the release process which follows the on-farm trials, only. Description: This book is a result of a research visit to several areas in Ethiopia. It gives information on the status, potential of flood-based farming and the investments needed. Title: Food-based Farming for Food Security and Adaptation to Climate Change in Ethiopia: Potential and Challenges – Proceedings of the Workshop held in Adema.

      documented in scientific literature, a review of conventional databases and journal articles would not have brought many relevant cases to light. As noted by Hagen-Zanker et al. () when. On-farm evaluation of CIMMYT's quality protein maize varieties in Ethiopia. In: D.K. Friesen and A.F.E. Palmer (eds.), Integrated approaches to Higher Maize Productivity in the New Millennium: Proc. 7th Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Maize Conference, CIMMYT and KARI, Nairobi, Kenya, February,


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Review of experiences with participatory on-farm trials in the southern region of Ethiopia Download PDF EPUB FB2

In PRA and participatory on-farm trials, and travelling seminars for farmers; and (3) a programme of participatory on-farm trials. This document outlines the institutional and geographical contexts of the Farmers' Research Project, its objectives and central activities, and summarises the impact of the FPR approach within the project.

Farmers’ on-farm participatory research: experiences in Ethiopia Ejigu Jonfa • Introduction FARM Africa is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) registered as a charity in Britain.

One of its four Ethiopian project’s is the Farmers’ Research Project. This has been conducting projects in. research activities into nine zones and five special woredas of the southern region of Ethiopia.

This project facilitated the incorporation of the approaches,methods and tools of farmer participatory research into the regular activities of organisations involved in the generation and dissemination of agricultural technologies in southern.

Participatory potato variety development includes the identification of the main components, participants and stakeholders, their roles, types of interactions and constraints identified in. Forage Adaptability on-farm trial in Ofa. Workshop – Review of experiences with participatory on farm trials in the Southern Region of Ethiopia.

Sodo. FARM Africa. Farmers’ Research Project (FRP) and Institute of Sustainable Development. Agricultural Extension in Ethiopia: The Case of Participatory Demonstration and Training Extension System Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Author: Kassa Belay.

approaches, as well as selected cases of individual farmers' and communities' experiences. The book draws on experiences from a huge area—from Ethiopia in the north to Lesotho in the south.

This region includes a wide variety of agroecosystems and socio-economic systems. Naturally, what has worked in one place may not be appropriate in another. conduct on-farm research about a topic of interest.

Farmer research teams work especially well when university or nonprofit organization researchers join as part of a "participatory" research team. The power of participatory research comes from combining the creativ-ity, experience and resources of many people to address a common Size: KB.

where its impact on farm income is not well understood and exemplified. Therefore, the general objective of this paper is to identify the determinants of farm households’ agricultural technology adoption decision and to examine the impact of adoption on farm income of Tigray region particularly in Raya-Azebo and Raya-Alamata districts.

This book may be cited as: Eyasu, E. and van Beek, C.L. () Scaling Innovations and Agricultural Best Practices in Ethiopia: Experiences and Challenges.

Proceedings of the CASCAPE National Stakeholder Conference, AprilAddis Ababa, Ethiopia. CASCAPE Project, Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR), Wageningen, The.

ETHIOPIA CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE SCOPING STUDY Melaku Jirata, Sebastian Grey and Edward Kilawe. SADC Programme on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region (OSRO/ ETHIOPIA CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE SCOPING STUDY File Size: 2MB. On-farm research in general 3 Types of on-farm research 5 Stakeholders of on-farm trials 6 Status of on-farm rice research in Guyana 8 3 Planning and Implementing On-Farm Research 9 Objectives of on-farm research 9File Size: 1MB.

Experiences of Various Institutions on Farmer Participatort Rersearch Experiences of AHI in Participatory Technology Development and Dissemination: The Case of Tree Species Evaluation and Dissemination at Galessa, Ethiopia.

57 Kindu Mekonnen, Tilahun Amede, Berhane Kidane and Meharie Alebachew. On farm performance of dorper sheep croses in South Ethiopia [Ermias Belete, Gebeyehu Goshu, Berhan Tamir] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The objectives of this book was to show the breed acceptance by evaluating the productive and reproductive performance of Dorper sheep crosses. In line with this the book was also indicate the intervention of Author: Ermias Belete, Gebeyehu Goshu, Berhan Tamir. Table 2. Means of maize varieties grown in eastern and southern Africa in / season 7 Figure 1.

Sites of on-farm regional trials grown in eastern and southern Africa 4 Figure 2. Per cent yield level against SC across eastern and southern Africa for trials yielding above 3 tons/hectare 5 Figure 3.

This report reviews objective 2 activities of the Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) project in Nigeria for year 2 (June to May 30th ). Farmer participatory on-farm trials were established in. in Ethiopia. There is also no consensus on factors that affect participation de-cision into off-farm activities in Ethiopia.

Some found that diversification is positively associated with wealth accumulation (Block and Webb ). On the other hand, Berg and Kumbi () found that poorer households are more likely to engage in non-farm sectors. The farmer participatory trials conducted during and clearly demonstrated that small-holder farmers in Ethiopia are extremely interested in analyzing their farming circumstances, and are keen to incorporate their own ideas and preferences into the on-farm research by: It retained the overall structure of on-farm trials clustered in regions, but with a more gradual expansion of farm numbers, beginning with first year single-site trials in two regions, to farms in one pilot region in year 2, and farms in regions in year 3.

for how to set up on-farm trials. Chapter six focuses on how to monitor and evaluate on-farm trials. Finally, in chapter seven some examples of season long farm trials are given. The content of this study guide, and experiments included are to a large extent based on experiences from the FARMESA2 (Farm Level Applied Research Methods for Eastern and.

() The farm service center is very promising. I believe it is a place where we will see many good things in the future. () A program with a positive vision for development.

() The Commercial Farm Service Program is a pilot program funded by the United States Agency.The four approaches are presented below to differentiate non-participatory on-farm trials (1 and 2) from genuine farmer participatory research (3 and 4). Figure 1. Types of On-farm Research.

Researcher-Managed On-Farm Trials.InEthiopia was the 12th fastest growing economy in the World and in the –05 to –12 period.

Ethiopia’s economy grew at %, higher than the regional average of % (Geiger & Moller, ). 8Cited by: