The government of Ethiopia and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) have launched a $5 million project to help smallholder farmers to double production in the next five years.

According to a press release issued by AGRA and copied to, the project will target over 90,000 smallholder farmers in six regional states, and it will among other things co-finance the procurement of three lime crushers to deal with high levels of acidity in soils in various states.

Targeted Regional states include Oromia, Amhara, SNNPRS, Tigray, Gambela and Benshangul Gumuz, it said.

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7 comments on “Ethiopia And AGRA Launch a $5m Project for Smallholder Farmers

  1. My name is Getachew and I have BSc degree in Agriculture( Animal,Rangeland and Wildlife Sciences) with CGPA 3.1. I am excellent in English and Computer. I am in supervisor position in Rural Development Sector since 20003 E.C.If you are voluntior I am eager to join your organization. If you are ok, call me on 0913700110.

    Sincerely yours Getachew.

    1. the digging piterucs are blowing my mind.they are all so great.glad you guys to experience this together.and also,where have you guys been all my life.

  2. l am Abebe Ashagre from ethiopia. i have BSc degree in Agribusiness Management from haramaya university and i have 4 years project work experience

    1. – HI Katelin,It was such a pleasure wirkong with you that day! Colette and Greg are amazing people and together, a beautiful couple. I would love to feature these shots on our BLOG and Facebook page. Can you email me the photos? We will be sure to note all photos with your name for credit if they don’t have your logo on them already.Thanks Katelin. Looking forward to wirkong with you again soon.Sincerely,Michele3.22.2011 10:44 pm

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