1 edition of Barley-based farming systems in the highlands of Ethiopia found in the catalog.
Barley-based farming systems in the highlands of Ethiopia
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||[edited by Chilot Yirga, Fekadu Alemayehu, Woldeyesus Sinebo].|
|Contributions||Chilot Yirga., Fekadu Alemayehu., Woldeyesus Sinebo., Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization.|
|LC Classifications||SB191.B2 B352 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 117 p. :|
|Number of Pages||117|
|LC Control Number||2002375413|
The programme's goal is to improve the food security, nutrition and incomes of poor rural households by developing irrigation schemes for small-scale farmers in four states of Ethiopia. The programme targets poor rural households in high-density, drought-prone and food-insecure districts of the highlands. Agriculture in Ethiopia accounted for almost 45% of the GDP and about 85% of the export (Factbook, ). Five agricultural production systems can be distinguished in the country (Aquastat, ): The highland mixed farming system that is practiced by almost 80% of the population on 45% of the land that is above m above sea level. In thisFile Size: 2MB. Economic Efficiency of Mixed Crop-Livestock Production System in the North Eastern Highlands of Ethiopia: the Stochastic Frontier Approach Abstract: The general objective of the study was to estimate the economic efficiency of the mixed crop-livestock farmers in two districts of north eastern Ethiopia. Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities. The history of agriculture began thousands of years ago. After gathering wild grains beginning at least , years ago, nascent farmers (—) European Union:
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Barley-based Farming Systems in the Highlands of Ethiopia: Editors: Chilot Yirga, Fekadu Alemayehu: Contributors: Woldeyesus Sinebo, Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization: Publisher.
In line to this, two districts with a potential in barley production were purposively selected from the Arsi highlands of Ethiopia and totally farmers were selected and used to conduct the. Key words: Characterization, barley, barley based farming system and Arsi highlands.
In order to minimize the gap between the demand for barley, particularly malt barley, and its supply, this study was initiated to assess the existing farming systems of the selected agro ecologies in order to develop appropriate malt barley technologies and major production by: 1.
districts with a potential in barley production were purposively selected from the Arsi highlands of Ethiopia and totally farmers were selected and used to conduct the study.
During to Characterization of Malt Barley based farming system in Bale highlands and West Arsi zone of Oromia, South Eastern Ethiopia J. Agric. Econ. Rural Devel.
consequently, the breweries have long been dependent on heavy importation. While there is immense potential for producing malt barley in Ethiopia, its production is.
Characterization of Malt Barley based farming system in Bale highlands and West Arsi zone of Oromia, South Eastern Ethiopia. Sultan Usman* and Adamu Zeleke.
Oromia Agricultural Research Institute, Sinana Agricultural Research Center,Bale Robe, Ethiopia. Accepted Barley-based farming systems in the highlands of Ethiopia book August Citation: Usman S, Zeleke A (). Characterization of Malt Barley based farming system in Bale highlands Author: Mahamud Usman Sultan, Adamu Zeleke.
Barley-based farming system is located in the high mountains between ∼ and masl (Fig. 1) where temperatures range Barley-based farming systems in the highlands of Ethiopia book 10 °C and 16 °C. This system is the smallest in terms of area coverage of the Gumera watershed (MoA, ).
Cereals like barley (Hordeum vulgare) and faba bean (Vicia faba) are most by: Farmers who operate barley-based farming systems—that is, in the highlands of Ethiopia— have very few alternative crops. The ever-increasing human population and grazing animals (often Barley-based farming systems in the highlands of Ethiopia book poor quality) are overburdening the highland Year environment.
Food security in such environments is thus increasingly becoming a daunting task. Yirga C, Tesfaye A, Zerfu E (). Barley-based farming systems in the highlands of Ethiopia book Barly-Oat Farming System of Girar Jarso and Degem Weredas, Northwest Shewa.
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pp Zeven AC ().Cited by: 4. The two dominant agricultural systems in Ethiopia are the mixed agriculture of the highlands, where both crops and livestock production are integrated, and pastoralism in the lowlands.
The mixed agriculture exhibits several subsystems. Commercial agriculture using the river basins, such as the Awash Basin, is a recent by: Highland Perennial Farming System. This farming system, found in Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi, covers 32 million ha (only 1 percent) of the land area of the region, mostly in the subhumid and humid agro-ecological zones, but accounts for 6 million ha (4 percent) of the cultivated area and has an agricultural population of 30 million (8.
Crop productivity of Ethiopian highlands has been declining mainly due to high intensity of acidic soil thus amelioration is vital to improve soil properties and crop yield.
Unfortunately, most farmers in Ethiopian highlands in general and in Gozamin district in particular are characterized by economically poor.
This study was designed to investigate the effects integrated effects of Author: Mekonnen Asrat. This study was examined characterization of malt barley based farming system in Bale and West Arsi zones Barley-based farming systems in the highlands of Ethiopia book Oromia regional state.
Primary and secondary data w. The Ethiopian Highlands is a rugged mass of mountains in Ethiopia, situated in the Horn region in northeast forms the largest continuous area of its elevation in the continent, with little of its surface falling below 1, m (4, ft), while the summits reach heights of up to 4, m (14, ft).Elevation: 4, m (14, ft) at Ras Dashen.
Barley production practices and constraints in Meket Wereda, North Welo. pp 91–95, in: Chilot Yirga, Fekadu Alemayehu and Woldeyesus Sinebo (eds.).
Barley-based Farming Systems in the Highlands of Ethiopia. Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization, Addis Ababa, by: 3. Studies indicate that in the barley-based farming systems of the highlands, smallholder farmers have very few alternative crops.
One source of income could be growing malting barley, which has dependable local buyers in the country. Chilot, F. Alemayehu, and W.
Sinebo, Barley Livestock Production System in Ethiopia: An Overview in Barley-Based Farming System in the Highlands of Ethiopia, Ethiopian Agriculture Research Organization, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Cited by: 1.
The humid highlands in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are characterized by high population densities and require intensification.
The Consortium for Improving Agriculture-based Livelihoods in Central Africa (CIALCA) has set up a research for development platform in various mandate areas in DR Congo, Burundi, and Rwanda, aiming to identify improved production, market, and nutrition options and.
In this study we assess the spatial variability of LWP in three farming systems (rice-based, millet-based and barley-based) of the Gumera watershed in the highlands of the Blue Nile basin, Ethiopia. We collected data on land use, livestock management and climatic variables using focused group discussions, field observation and secondary data.
The terms farm system and farming system are often used interchangeably. Here the practice is to use farm system to refer to the structure of an individual farm, and farming system to refer to broadly similar farm types in specific geographical areas or recommendation domains, e.g., the wet paddy farming system of West Java or the grain.
FAO. Production Year Book. Food and Agricultural Organization. Rome, Italy. Zewdu Kebede. Hides and skins in Ethiopia. In: Proceedings of the Second Ethiopian. Society of Animal Production, May Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Zelealem Alemayehu and Fletcher, I. Small ruminant productivity in the central Ethiopia. mixed. The efficacy of the initiative has already been displayed in four regions of Ethiopia, and is now being implemented in eight more kebeles (small administrative units).
Frederic Baudron, a cropping systems agronomist speaking at the workshop, explained that both the quantity and quality of agricultural labour in declining in sub-Saharan Africa.
Barley is a major crop across the Highlands of Ethiopia, where it is grown by approximately million smallholder farmers on close to one million hectares (ha). The country is one of the major.
Birehan districts in the central Highlands of Ethiopia. The area is characterised by two dominant farming systems: the barley based crop-livestock farming systems of the upper highlands lying above meters and the tef (Eragrostis tef) and wheat (Triticum aestivum) based crop-livestock farming systems of the mid.
Barley is one of the most important staple food crops in the highlands of Ethiopia. Interestingly, South Africa is the largest producer of beer in Africa, followed by Nigeria and Ethiopia.
In the temperate highlands of sub-Saharan Africa, wheat and barley are the main staples, complemented by pulses and to a lesser extent tef and potatoes. Yakob Ayza Alaro on The rift between variety development and seed supply in Ethiopia; Andy on Private alfalfa seed supply: A marvelous jump towards high value irrigated feeds in Tigray; Dilnesa on Smallholder dairy farming systems in the highlands of Ethiopia: System-specific constraints and options.
Get this from a library. The application of farming systems research to community forestry: a case study in the Hararge highlands, Eastern Ethiopia. [Peter Poschen-Eiche]. Barley is one of Ethiopia's major crops. Cultivation is mostly by traditional varieties that are chosen by farmers for their suitability for end-use or their adaptation to specific farming systems.
A collection of barley lines was grouped in 13 varieties, according to the name given by the farmers. The collection was evaluated for simple agronomic traits and resistance to barley scald by: Development Considerations and Farm Systems 51 The Systematics of African Livestock Production 52 4.
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Barley production practices and constraints in Meket Wereda, North Welo. pp 91–95, in: Chilot Yirga, Fekadu Alemayehu and Woldeyesus Sinebo (eds.). Barley-based Farming Systems in the Highlands of Ethiopia.
Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Awassa Agricultural Research Centre. On-farm diversity and characterization of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) landraces in the highlands of West Shewa, Ethiopia F Eticha, W Sinebo, H Grausgruber Ethnobotany Research and Applications 8.
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• Hans Ruthenberg (): Farming Systems in the Size: KB. PRIME ETHIOPIAN BARLEY Prime E-Barley is a very unique and remarkable ancient Ethiopian hull-less variety. Origin. Ethiopian barley has been grown for thousands of years in isolation from the other barleys of the world, developed its own genetic personality and been given its own botanical name: Hordeum irregular (FOOD RESOURCE – OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY).
An aggregate measure of production efficiency involving crop and livestock enterprises is examined in the Selale and Ada regions of Ethiopia using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA). In general, farmers in regions more suitable to crop production (Ada) tend to attain higher production efficiency compared to farmers in regions suitable to livestock production (Selale).
Malt Barley Research and Development in Ethiopia: Opportunities and Challenges Berhane Lakew, Chilot Yirga and Wondimu Fikadu In the barley-based farming systems of the highlands of Ethiopia, smallholder farmers have very few alternative cash crops.
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Amede, concluded ebook barley-based farm systems would see improved food security by switching over 50 percent of their land to enset, kale and faba beans. Because it is a perennial crop, enset production is staggered so that the crop contains plants in several different stages of maturation at : Tess Antrim-Cashin.