2014

  • Farmer–scientist interface at CLIC-SR site in Axum, Tigray

    In this report, the Prolinnova-Ethiopia coordinator describes a visit to the CLIC–SR (Combining Local Innovative Capacity with Scientific Research) project partners in the Axum area in September 2014, including a workshop to review the progress of farmer-led joint experimentation.

  • Consultative workshop on perception of change and identification of local innovations in Tahtay Maichew

    A consultative workshop was held in Tahtay Maichew, Tigray Region of Ethiopia, to explore together with farmers and other stakeholders the local perceptions of change and to identify local innovations in response to change. The workshop was organised by Prolinnova-Ethiopia (PE), particularly by its member organisations Best Practice Association (BPA) and Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD). The full report can be found here: 

  • Capacity building in farmer-led joint experimentation in Tahtay Maichew, Tigray Region

    Capacity building for farmers and other stakeholders who are engaging in joint experimentation was held in Tahtay Maichew District of Tigray Region.

    The workshop was organised by Best Practice Association (BPA) and Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD) in collaboration with other Axum Prolinnova Platform members – innovator farmers, Aksum University, District Agricultural Office, Zonal Food Security Desk, Axum Agriculture Research Center and the Prolinnova–Ethiopia (PE) Secretariat based at PANE (Poverty Alleviation Network Ethiopia). See the full report here:

  • Farmers’ Perceptions of Changes and their Local Innovation in Response thereto in Enebse Sar Medir, Ethiopia: Survey Report

    In Enebse Sar Medir District of Amhara Region in central Ethiopia, an study was made of how smallholder farmers and their communities perceive the main changes affecting their livelihoods, including (but not only) climate change, and how they respond to these changes. The study was carried out by the Alem Berhan Self Help Community Based Development Association in Enebse Sar Medir and PANE (Poverty Action Network Ethiopia), the host of the Prolinnova-Ethiopia multistakeholder platform. It forms part of the Rockefeller Foundation-supported project “Strengthening Community Resilience to Change: Combining Local Innovative Capacity with Scientific Research” (CLIC–SR). The survey report “Farmers’ perceptions of changes and their local innovation in response thereto in Enebse Sar Medir, Ethiopia” can be found here.

  • International Farmer Innovation Day (IFID) Celebration 2013 in Ethiopia

    Prolinnova-Ethiopia celebrated the International Farmer Innovation Day in 2013 by organising a consultative meeting in Axum with innovator farmers, experts, partner organisations and longstanding members from the local and Tigray region and other regions in Ethiopia with a theme “Farmers’ Innovation Improves their Resilience to Change”. The event included presentations, lively discussions and filed visits. Please see the report here: