Evidence generation for appropriate use of organic and inorganic soil amendments in Ethiopia (C-197-15)
Duration: 01/Nov/2015 - 31/Oct/2016
Locations: Eastern and Southern Africa,Ethiopia
Project contact: Dr Tilahun Amede Wondifraw (T.Amede@cgiar.org)
Donor: Government department -national- state or local,CGIAR,Deutsche Gesellschaft for Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)-Germany,International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)-Colombia
CGIAR Research Program: Dryland Systems
Overall Goal :Improve food security and environmental resilience through appropriate application of fertilizers and other soil fertility management options Output: Review and compile existing soil fertility data and information produced in the Ethiopian highlands, with emphasis on crop responses to the application of NPK, lime and organic matter. ,Facilitate the network of Ethiopian soil scientists and agricultural planners to integrate local knowledge in fertilizer recommendations and ensure adequate participation and buy-in from national R&D partners, Facilitate policy discussion on fertilizer recommendation and targeting through formal workshops, policy briefs and evidence generating publications.