Community Service activities

  • Community engagement, services and technology transfer activities

    1. Completed projects

    Ø Potato let blight control training and demonstration for model farmers in Chencha  and Bonke districts of Gamo Gofa zone, Southern Ethiopia

    Ø Food security and household livelihood diversification training for selected agricultural development workers in Arba Minch Zuria woreda of Gamo Gofa zone, Southern Ethiopia

    Ø Evidence based best practices in sheep and goats production in Bonke and Kamba districts of Gamo highlands

    Ø Training on improved management practices of apple for 60 young farmers of two kebeles in Chencha woreda of Gamo Gofa zone, Southern Ethiopia

    Ø Improving plot based Moringa stenopetala production in homestead of farmers for food security improvement in Gamo Gofa zone

    Ø Dairy cattle productivity improvement project in Arba Minch Zuria and Chencha Woredas of Gamo Gofa zone, Southern Ethiopia

    Ø Full-package introduction and evaluation of chicken box brooding technology under small-holder farmers at Arba Minch Town, and Zuria woredas Gamo Gofa zone, Southern Ethiopia

    Ø Skill improvement training on introduction and adoption of dairy product processing technology for model farmers in Kucha and Deramalo districts of Gamo Gofa zone, southern Ethiopia

    2. Ongoing project

    Title: Community Based Dairy Cattle Productivity Improvement Project in Chencha woreda: with project components of

    Ø Forage development

    Ø Breed improvement (hormonal synchronization and AI using HF breed semen)

    Ø Improvement of animal health

    Ø Establishment of dairy cooperatives

    Ø Delivery of dairy extension

    3. New projects

    Ø Awareness Creation on rabies and Mass Dog Vaccination Campaign

    Ø Practical livestock ration balancing training for practioners and experts in southern Ethiopia

    Ø Scaling up of urea molasses multi-nutrient block production and utilization   technology for Ruminants in Gamo Gofa zone

    Ø Scaling up of ILCA’s rural dairy technology for model famers in Gamo Gofa zone

    Ø Food security and household livelihood diversification

    Ø Modern beekeeping development project

    Ø Promoting conservation agriculture