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Introduction to Livestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) Project


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Presented by Azage Tegegne at the LIVES Project Implementation Planning Workshop, Addis Ababa, 11–12 July 2012

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Introduction to Livestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) Project

  1. 1. Introduction toLivestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) Project Azage Tegegne LIVES Project Implementation Planning Workshop Addis Ababa, 11–12 July 2012
  2. 2. WHY LIVES? To support GoE strategy to transformsmallholder subsistence agriculture into semi-commercial agriculture
  3. 3. Ultimate goalImproved income for male and femalesmall holder producers for key irrigatedcrop and livestock products in a minimumof 25 districts in 10 target zones in theRegion of Amhara, Oromia, Tigray andSNNPR
  4. 4. Intermediate outcome 1Increased engagement of male and femaleagricultural producers in profitable andsustainable irrigated crop and livestockvalue chains in targeted areas
  5. 5. Intermediate outcome 2Increased engagement of other value chainactors in value addition in targeted areas
  6. 6. Intermediate outcome 3Increased engagement of public and privatesector service and input suppliers in supportof livestock and irrigated crops value chaindevelopment
  7. 7. Project Focus• Commodities: - Livestock (dairy, beef, small ruminants, poultry, apiculture) and high value irrigated crops (vegetables, fruits, fodder)• Geographical - Ten (10) zones in 4 Regional States with clusters of Districts producing selected commodities
  8. 8. Region/Zone WoredasAmhara• North Gondar Gondar Zuria Lay Armachew Dembia• West Gojam BahirDar Zuria Mecha Yilma Na Densa• South Wello Kalu Tehuledere Dessie ZuriaOromia• East Shoa Lome Bora Dugda• West Shoa Ada Berga Meta Robi Ejere• Jimma Kersa Seka Chekorsa DedoTigray• Eastern Zone Atsbi Tseade Emba Kilte Awlalo Ganta Afeshum• Central Zone Lailay Maichew Adwa AhferomSNNPR• Sidama Arbegona Bensa Bona• Gamu Gofa Mirab Abaya Arbaminch Zuria Bonke (30,772) (74,369) (98,933)Figures in brackets are small ruminant population
  9. 9. Project pillars – immediate outcomes• Value chain development• Capacity development• Knowledge management and learning• Monitoring and documentation• Promotion/scaling out
  10. 10. Project Areas Non Project Areas VCD Demonstration Learning TA Materials Woredas and Zones Lessons Learnt Knowledge CAP Mgmt.Lessons Learnt Lessons Learnt General Documentation M&E
  11. 11. KEY Messages• LIVES is a research for development project• Interventions introduced in project areas by development partners and documented by research partners• Project results are for scaling out to larger development programs
  12. 12. Example: MASS INSEMMINATION• SNNPR• Tigray• Oromia• Amhara
  13. 13. Thank You