The project research teams and consortium members would like to acknowledge that the research leading
to (This Report) was carried out under the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems in
the Nile and East Africa Region with support from CGIAR Fund Donors. All the research activities under this project
Ethiopia’s agricultural sector has recorded remarkable rapid growth in the last decade. This note documents aspects of this growth process. Over the last decade, there have been significant increases – more than a doubling – in the use of modern inputs, such as chemical fertilizers and improved seeds, explaining part of that growth.
This participatory video was filmed, produced, and directed by members of the Rafiki Farmers Group in North Alego, Kenya. With this video they want to communicate the message: knowledge and training on farming practices and markets can help them address some of the challenges they face.
Somalia, one of the world's poorest countries, has livestock as the mainstay of the economy, with an estimated 65% of the population engaged in the livestock sector.