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

Smallholder dairy development lessons in Ethiopia synthesized by IPMS project

This working paper from the Improving the Productivity and Market Success of Ethiopian Farmers (IPMS) project synthesizes project experiences with smallholder dairy production and marketing systems in Ethiopia. Dairy production is an important component of livestock farming in Ethiopia. The huge and diverse livestock population, varied and favourable agro-ecology for dairying, increasing demand for dairy … Continue reading

Africa / Ethiopia / IPMS / Livestock / Sheep / Small ruminants / Value Chains

Sheep fattening value chain development lessons from Ethiopia

This case study from the Improving the Productivity and Market Success of Ethiopian Farmers (IPMS) project focuses on the development of smallholder market-oriented small ruminants value chain in Goma woreda. It documents diagnostic results and value chain interventions and provides proof of results (proof of concept), challenges and lessons learned to be considered for scaling out. Traditionally, … Continue reading