Gender-sensitive 'kindergarten' policy improves beans and chickpeas in Ethiopia

A kindergarten for children of female employees of the Agricultural Commodity Supplies (ACOS) factory in Ethiopia, is helping boost the productivity of the workers of the factory. This, in turn, leads to an efficient and profitable value chain for common beans and chickpeas.

Adapting agriculture to Climate Change: a Perspective from Ethiopia

This presentation was held by Million Beley from MELCA-Ethiopia at the World Food Day 2016 event in Stockholm on the 14th of October 2016.

The Ethiopian Ambassador visits SLU to discuss research cooperation

On 2 February 2016, the Ethiopian Ambassador for Sweden and the Nordic countries, Her Excellency Woinshet Tadesse visited SLU.The Ambassador Woinshet Tadesse met with Vice-Chancellor Peter Högberg and several SLU researchers for discussions about on-going and future research collaborations between Ethiopia and SLU.

Research initiative to reduce malnutrition in Africa

A new research initiative, NutriHAF (“Diversifying agriculture for balanced nutrition through fruits and vegetables in multi-storey cropping systems”), will promote the cultivation of vegetables and fruits in Ethiopia and Madagascar to reduce malnutrition, conserve biodiversity and natural resources, and create awareness about the importance of consuming a varied diet.