Agricultural Development Led Industrialization (ADLI): Compatibility Analysis. Corporate Author: Alemayehu Seyoum(Editor) & Ethiopian. news,Agriculture, UN, Smallholder Farmer, Book, ADLI Ethiopian agricultural economist — said that Ethiopian officials need to reconsider the. Ethiopia’s economy and the role of the agriculture sector. 2. . ADLI. Since , the overarching strategic framework guiding Ethiopia’s development has.

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Confusion at the border. Getachew said that to make agriculture more effective and transformed, strategies such as ADLI should be reconsidered to induce mechanized farming and innovative agriculture in Ethiopia, Getachew calls.

DBE to foreclose on Ayka Addis. Recognizing this fact, the government’s response includes increasing the number and education level of Development Agents through providing extensive technical, vocational education and training TVET in agriculture and through the establishment of Farmers Training Centers to transfer improved agricultural technologies and give adequate services at a closer reach.

The first major requirement agriculture adki out to be lacking is food and necessary consumables. Authority relaxes adlii proclamation ali enhance private sector involvement. The Safety Net Program through its predictable transfer of resources will help prevent asset depletion, which is an important factor for the attainment of food security.

A key feature of this innovative policy measure is the deployment of extension workers to every rural Kebeles in Ethiopia to facilitate sustained knowledge and skills transfer to smallholder farmers. Hence, income diversification through non agricultural activities is important.

The first burst of growth has to be broad adlli and affect a large number of the rural population. The other more important thing in ADLI is research.

Local entrepreneur buys Hayat Hospital. Soil calibration of the major soil types of Ethiopia will also be conducted by the research system to better assess the amount of fertilizer required by different types of crops.

Major interventions in this area also include improving livestock quality, expansion of animal health services, water points, feed production and improvement of breeds and development of market infrastructure. To this end, the government has designed a number of programs to improve the nation’s infrastructure in all the areas as possible.

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. House approves bill to setup reconciliation ehiopia. The major outputs of the public research system are varieties with improved agronomic and protection practices that can be used in crop diversification and specialization, for both traditional food crops, as well as high value crops such as vegetables, spices and other horticultural crops. Biotechnology innovations have a substantial potential to enhance productivity.


An agricultural economist by training, Getachew has more than three decades of accumulated field and research experience.

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ADLI also emphasizes the importance of distinguishing agro-ecological zones and tailors strategies as well as interventions for optimal development outcomes. Specific policy measures to improve agricultural productivity and promote food security include: The strategy promotes the use of labor-intensive methods to increase output and productivity by applying chemical inputs, diversifying production, utilizing improved agricultural technologies.

In addition, according to Getachew, 11 million 63 percent rural households are impotent to cover food and necessary family expenditures. And this is essentially the only way one can sustainably reduce poverty.

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The Ethiopian agriculture as pointed out in his book fails to provide five essential requirements. Areas where the Government would have a comparative advantage include setting the regulatory framework and standards, financing infrastructure especially roads and the Rural Roads and Transport Program- and small-scale irrigation primarily focusing on water harvesting at the household level, helping farmers build medium-scale irrigation on a cost-recovery basis, and construction of some multipurpose dams that would support larger-scale irrigation.

This is due to the country’s choice of using the Agricultural Development Led Industrialization which is the backbone and the base of the economy of the country. In states with adequate rainfall, for example, the focus is on exerting all possible efforts to efficiently utilize available rainwater to bring about the maximum possible rate of agricultural development, and promoting irrigation in areas where it is feasible.

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The transformation of the smallholder farmer is to be achieved through area based specialization as well as diversification of agricultural commodities.

See What Everyone is Watching. And the country is also building capacity to withstand food insecurities that has happened due to natural and climatic phenomenon such as the current El Nino. This was dominant in rural areas so far but now it is also covering citizens in cities with the newly emerging urban safety net program which will benefit millions of citizens through development activities such as urban agriculture and green initiatives.


Getachew has previously served as country director and representative for Liberia. Read the original article on Ethiopian Herald. Achieving ADLI’s objectives requires focused infrastructure investments, especially in roads, energy and water and sanitation.

The research centers maintain improved varieties and multiply breeder and basic seeds and seedlings with varieties of crops, and distribute them to different stakeholders as well. A special effort will be made to improve the research coverage of dry land and pastoral aggro-ecologies in the coming years, which has not been adequate in the past.

All agricultural extension activities will give due emphasis to gender integration as well. While the strategy is based on the three main zones described above, it is realized that there is complex diversity within each of these zones; and hence, actual interventions are locally tailored accordingly.

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It is linked to the household asset-building efforts of the Food Security Program in that the priority for household asset building interventions is assigned to those covered by the Safety Net Program, as they are chronically food insecure. He was head of the program for WFP in Sudan, regional program advisor for the Middle East and Central Europe, on top of serving as director of the partnerships and capacity development service at the WFP headquarters.

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To find out more, wdli how to control cookies, see here: The agricultural biotechnology focuses on technologies like tissue culture, mass propagation, marker-assisted breeding in crops and livestock, and promotion of useful microbial processes.

Ethiopia was constantly dependent on international aid for decades so far, but now the country is registering a double digit economic growth for about a decade so as it has managed to achieve food security of its citizens.