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Research on pulse crops in Ethiopia, 1970 to 1973 EC (1977/78 to 1980/81 GC)

Research on pulse crops in Ethiopia, 1970 to 1973 EC (1977/78 to 1980/81 GC)

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Published by The Institute in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ethiopia,
  • Ethiopia.
    • Subjects:
    • YaʼErs̆ā meremer derejet.,
    • Legumes -- Ethiopia -- Field experiments.,
    • Legumes -- Research -- Ethiopia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementInstitute of Agricultural Research.
      ContributionsYaʼErs̆ā meremer derejet.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB177.L45 R47 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination50 p., VII leaves ;
      Number of Pages50
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3936815M
      LC Control Number81981220

      Ethiopia in general and the northern part in particular since it is the most drought prone area usually marked by low agricultural productivity. The northern regions of Ethiopia studied here include the Amhara and Tigray regional states which cover 19 percent of .   resulting from steady local and international demand. Pulse crops cover an estimated million hectares, accounting for 12 percent of total grain crop area, and have relatively low average yields, ranging from metric tons per hectare. Faba beans accounted for nearly one-third of pulse production, at , metric tons in / The.

        The future of Ethiopia’s agriculture Monday, 21 December - For the last 34 to 40 years, Wageningen UR, a university in the Netherlands, has trained over Ethiopian students to carry out research and develop technologies aimed at improving Agriculture. The University is not new to working with the Ethiopian. Ethiopia is often perceived as a country of droughts, widespread poverty, and economic stagnation. Indeed the country experienced severe famines in both the s and the s, which resulted in a depletion of household assets and savings and caused excess mortality, estimated at , in –74 and , in –85 (Africa Watch ; de Waal ).¹ More localized food shortages.

      Figure Ethiopia’s pulse yields metric – 71 Figure Yield of ‘Beans, dry’: world-leading top three and top six African countries – 73 Figure Ethiopia’s pulse exports – 75 Figure Ethiopia’s top 20 markets for pulses, and (US$ thousands) Agricultural Research in Ethiopia: Historical Perspectives • Relative to other African countries, agricultural research in Ethiopia is quite young. • Agricultural research started with the establishment of Ambo and Jimma Colleges of Agriculture in • And later the Imperial College of Agriculture .


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Research on pulse crops in Ethiopia, 1970 to 1973 EC (1977/78 to 1980/81 GC) Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Ethiopia, Kenya and United Republic of Tanzania Photos in this document are courtesy of David R. Karanja Typesetting, Layout and Design by: Lizzie Cuevas Citation: David Karanja (). Pulses crops grown in Ethiopia, Kenya and United Republic of Tanzania for local and Export Market.

International Trade Centre, Eastern Africa Grain Council. Ethiopia's crop agriculture is complex, involving substantial variation in crops grown across the country's different regions and ecologies.

Five major cereals (teff, wheat, maize, sorghum, and. Five major cereals (teff, wheat, maize, sorghum, and barley) are the core of Ethiopia’s agriculture and food economy, accounting for about three-fourths of the total area cultivated, 29 percent of agricultural gross domestic product (GDP) in 1970 to 1973 EC book (14 percent of total GDP), and 64 percent of calories consumed (FAO various years).

ethiopia strategy support program (essp ii) research note 11 Ethiopia’s crop agriculture is complex, involving substantial variation in crops grown across the country’s different. Pulses Value Chain Potential in Ethiopia Constraints and opportunities for enhancing exports.

July With significant contribution from: Chilot Yirga Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research. Departmental research development plan, Dept. of Agricultural Economics and Business, College of Agriculture, Alemaya, Ethiopia, 30 pp. AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS IN ETHIOPIA BIRKE, L.

A study of the development impact of the Miesso-Dangago Road. Fava beans are widely grown in Ethiopia, and are often ground and boiled to make a stew called shiro wat - a staple of the Ethiopian diet. 7 December The Ethiopian Herald (Addis Ababa). Overview of pulse production in Ethiopia Characteristics of Pulse production Pulses are the second most important crops in terms of both area coverage and total production after cereals.

Pulses are categorized into highland and lowland pulses. The most important highland pulses are Faba bean, field pea, Chickpea. EC e is the traditional soil salinity measurement with units of decisiemens per metre (1 dS/m = 1 mmho/cm). For soil salinities exceeding the threshold of any given crop, relative yield (Y r) can be estimated with the following equation: Y r = - b(EC e - a) (1).

Crop Production in Ethiopia: Regional Patterns and Trends Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse, Paul Dorosh and Sinafikeh Asrat Development Strategy and Governance Division, International Food Policy Research Institute, Ethiopia Strategy Support Program II, Ethiopia IFPRI-ADDIS ABABA P.O.

Box Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Tel: + "Ethiopia’s crop agriculture is complex, involving substantial variation in crops grown across the country’s different regions and ecologies.

Five major cereals (teff, wheat, maize, sorghum and barley) are the core of Ethiopia’s agriculture and food economy, accounting for about three-quarters of to. tried to see agriculture and nutrition side by side and assess bottle necks of pulse production and consumption in the study area.

The aim of this study was to identify barriers to production and consumption of pulse crops in the HurufaLole district of Oromia, Ethiopia: a highlands locale.

Method Study population and Data Source. personnel in Ethiopia are involved with crop research programs. Only 18 % and 7 % are involved in livestock research and natural resources, respectively.

This disparity is further exemplified by the fact that 71 % of the PhD, 73 % of the MSc, and 73 % of the BSc holders work on crops while only 9 % of the PhD, 20 % of the MSc. Snap bean is an export commodity crop that has only been recently introduced in Ethiopia, yet has a great economic potential.

Inthe country’s snap-bean exports generated more than CA$   Amare Getahun's () paper on agricultural systems in Ethiopia is one of the few attempts to classify agricultural systems in Ethiopia into (a) the highland mixed farming system, (b) low plateaux and valley mixed agriculture, (c) pastoral livestock production of the arid and semi-arid zones and (d) commercial agriculture, and to describe the main characteristics of each system.

On many small farms, crop and livestock enterprises produce both final products and resources (as discussed in the context of activities in Chapters 3, 4 and 9).

Order Level 5: All crop systems. Systems of this order, known also as cropping systems, refer to the combined system of all the individual crops on a farm. On a farm with a single. Ethiopia is a landlocked country split by the Great Rift Valley. It is located in the Horn of Africa, bordering six (6) countries: Djibouti and Somalia to the East, Eritrea to the North and Northeast, Kenya to the South and Sudan and South Sudan to the West.

With. Research Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Management. Vol. 4(3), pp.March, ISSN - © Apex Journal International Full Length Research Land Suitability Evaluation for Cereal and Pulse Crops Using Geographical Information System in East Amhara Region, Ethiopia Gizachew Ayalew 1* and Yihenew G.

Selassie 2. Southern Ethiopia. Field research will be led by researchers in Ethiopia and Canada in collaboration with local farmers, while Ethiopian women will promote improved production methods and nutrition education.

Researchers will assess the impact that increased pulse crop production and availability has on food security, food consumption, and. This research brief is largely drawn from the EEA’s annual report on the performance of the Ethiopian econ-omy.

The purpose of the research was to shed light on the structure and performance of the country’s agricultural export in the past decade. Findings are mainly based on data collected from the National Bank of Ethiopia. Agricultural Research System of Ethiopia: Past History and Future Vision Tesfaye Zegeye 1.

Background Agricultural Research in Ethiopia began in Jimma and Ambo in and was extended to the then College of Agriculture at Alemaya in and later in included Debre Zeit.these crops is poor management.

Table 2: Productivity Status of Selected Fruits, Vegetables and Root Crops of Ethiopia as Compared to other Countries Crop Type Yield (qt/ha) At peasant Farm At demonstration site Other countries 1 Tomato 2 Potato 62 3 Sweet potato 86 Above Pulses play an important role in Ethiopia’s food security and economy.

Production is estimated at million metric tons in 16/17 (Jun-Jul). Exports during this period reachedmetric tons, generating $ million in forex. In addition, pulses, mostly U.S.-origin, are imported for humanitarian relief.

Ethiopia: Pulse Crops Market Update.