Dairying / Ethiopia / Gender / IPMS / Women

IPMS-supported women’s dairy credit and saving cooperative hosts international visitors

On the 11 January 2013, the Babo Gaya Saving and Credit Cooperative leaders and members in Ada district, Oromia hosted participants from the IFPRI-ILRI workshop on Evaluating the Impacts of Agricultural Development Programming on Gender Inequalities, Asset Disparities, and Rural Livelihoods.  The cooperative was initiated by 19 women 11 years ago; it now has 96 … Continue reading

Africa / Dairying / Ethiopia / ILRI / IPMS / Livestock / Marketing / Value Chains

Smallholder dairy development case study demonstrates power of value chain linkages in Ethiopia

This IPMS case study reports on project experiences with Smallholder dairy value chain development in Ada’a woreda, Ethiopia. In the past decades, public sector support for dairy development in Ada’a mainly focused on dairy production and supply of inputs/services, with limited involvement of the private sector and partners. There was also no clear distinction between … Continue reading