N2Africa-Ethiopia Mid-season Evaluation Workshop
02 October 2014
Debrezeit Agricultural Research Center
Debrezeit, Ethiopia

Objectives of the Workshop

  1. To provide a common forum to present and discuss progresses, tune activities to achieve expected outcomes of the project in the season
  2. To discuss on data collection protocols/data sheet and ensure data quality
  3. To bring forward issues related to inputs supplies (inoculants, seeds): availability, utilization, distribution and challenges
  4. Progresses with gender, nutrition, output market (the way forward)
  5. Bring forward and discuss challenges.


Program

Time
Activity
Responsible
Links
09:00 – 09:10
Registration
N2Africa team

09:10 – 09:20
Welcome speech
Dr. Solomon Chanyalew, DZARC Director

09:20 – 09:40
Introduction of workshop participants
N2Africa team

09:40-10:00
Progress of N2Africa Activities & Objectives of the workshop
Dr. Endalkachew Wolde-meskel, N2Africa Country Coordinator
N2Africa-Ethiopia General overview




Updates from N2Africa activities implementing centers



Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR)


10:00 – 10:15
DZARC
Dr. Negash Demissie
EIAR-Debrezeit
10:15 – 10:30
PARC
Tesfaye Midega /Yalew Mazengia
EIAR-Pawe
10:30 – 11:00
Coffee break & Group photo
N2Africa team

11:00 – 11:15
JARC
Tesfu Kebede
EIAR-Jimma
11:15 – 11:30
MARC
Amare Fufa
EIAR-Melkassa

Amhara Region Agricultural Research Institute (ARARI)


11:30 – 11:45
GARC
Nigus Demelash
ARARI-Gondar
11:45 – 12:00
ADARC
Kindu Gashu
ARARI-Adet

Oromia Agricultural Research Institute (OARI)


12:00 – 12:15
BARC
Zerihun Abebe
OARI-Bako
12:15 – 12:30
SARC
Kissi Wakeya
OARI-Sinana

Hawassa University (HwU)


12:30 – 12: 45
Hawassa University
Galfato Gabiso
HWU




12:45 – 13:15
Data collection protocols/ status/ quality
Birhan Abdulkadir, N2Africa FRO
N2Africa-Data Collection
13:15 – 13:30
Inoculant production, distribution & challenges
Dr. Asfaw Hailemariam, MBI
MBI
01:30 – 02:30
Lunch
N2Africa team

02:30 – 02:45
Updates on Public-Private Partnership (PPP)
Tamiru Amanu, N2Africa BDO
N2Africa-PPP
02:45 – 03:00
Feed value of legume residues
Dr. Solomon Mengistu, EIAR
EIAR-Debrezeit-Forage
03:00 – 03:30
Rhizobiology
Dr. Endalkachew Wolde-meskel
N2Africa-Rhizobiology
03:30 – 03:45
Coffee break
N2Africa team

03:45 – 04:30
General Discussion
Dr. Getachew Ayana & Dr. Endalkachew Wolde-meskel
Minute of General Discussion
04:30 – 04:35
Closing
Dr. Tesfaye Shimber, EIAR

List of Participants


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Logos of Participant Institutions