3 edition of Enhancing the contribution of maize to food security in Ethiopia found in the catalog.
by Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in [Addis Ababa, Ethiopia]
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Mandefro Nigussie, D. Tanner, and S. Twumasi-Afriyie.|
|Contributions||Mandefro Nigussie., Tanner, D., Twumasi-Afriyie, S., International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center., Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization.|
|LC Classifications||SB191.M2 N17 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 232 p. :|
|Number of Pages||232|
|LC Control Number||2004414373|
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Enhancing the contribution of maize to food security in Ethiopia. Second National Maize Workshop of Ethiopia; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; November, Cited by: Maize improvement for drought stressed areas of Ethiopia. In: Enhancing the Contribution of Maize to Food Security in Ethiopia: Proceedings of the Second National Maize Workshop of Ethiopia, The Government of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) is one of the largest safety net programs in the world.
The PSNP is a major component of Government of Ethiopia’s Food Security Program and plays a critical role in building the resilience capacity of chronically food insecure communities to drought and other shocks. Proceedings of the Second National Maize Workshop of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, November pp ref Conference Title: Enhancing the contribution of maize to food security in Ethiopia.
Food security is the major development agenda in Ethiopia andmaize is one of the major food sources for most of the Ethiopian population.
It is also one of the strategic crops considered in the national agricultural sector development plan of the country. The role of maize in meeting the food security. The role of tree-based systems in enhancing food security and nutrition at local, regional, and global levels cannot be underestimated.
There is overwhelming evidence that forests and tree-based systems provide alternatives to conventional agricultural. Maize became increasingly important in the food security of Ethiopia following the major drought and famine that occurred in More than 9 million smallholder households, more than for any other crop in the country, grow maize in Ethiopia at present.
Ethiopia has doubled its maize productivity and production in less than two decades. Enhancing the Utilization of Maize as Food and Feed in Ethiopia: Availability, limitations and opportunities for improvement Conference Paper (PDF Available) November with Reads.
The main objective of this paper was to assess the features of improved maize production and its contribution to household food security in two rural communities who are different in resource endowment in Assosa woreda.
sampled households from four kebeles were included in. Mandefro Nigussie, D. Tanner, and S. Twumasi-Afriyie () Enhancing the Contribution of Maize to Food Security in Ethiopia Proceedings of the Second National Maize Workshop of Ethiopia Enhancing the Contribution of Maize to Food Security in Ethiopia: Proceedings of the Second National Maize Workshop of Ethiopia, NovemberAddis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization (EARO) and International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT). Downloadable. Using a unique household level panel data collected from the major maize producing regions of Ethiopia, this study assesses the role of crop diversification in minimizing the downside risks associated with the use of improved seed and chemical fertilizer in maize production.
Empirical results show that maize-legume intercropping and rotation increases the average maize. Nigussie, M.T.D and S. Twumasi-Afriyie. Enhancing the contribution of maize to food security in Ethiopia.
Paper presented at the Proceedings of the Second National Maize Workshop of Ethiopia. Pair, S.D. and J.H.R. Gross. Food security is a dynamic concept, which has continuously integrated new dimensions and levels of analysis over the years; this reflects the wider recognition of its complexities in research and public policy issues.
Food security is achieved when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food. The grain of quality protein maize (QPM) varieties contains nearly twice as much lysine and tryptophan, amino acids that are essential for humans and monogastric animals.
QPM is a product of conventional plant breeding (i.e., it is not genetically modified) and an example of biofortification. QPM was developed by Surinder Vasal and Evangelina Villegas at the International Maize and Wheat. The popularity of maize in Ethiopia is partly because ofits high value as a food crop as well as the growing demand for the stover as animal fodder and source of fuel for rural fami-lies.
Approximately 88 % of maize produced in Ethiopia is consumed as food, both as green and dry grain. Maize for industrial use has also supported growing demand. Food security is defined, according to the World Food Summit ofas existing "when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life".
This commonly refers to people having "physical and economic access" to food that meets both their nutritional needs and food preferences. Today, Ethiopia faces high levels of food insecurity. MAIZE CRP Book Celebrates Mexico’s “Secret Scientists” on International Day of Rural Women.
Rural women play a critical role in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.Zimbabwe Food Security Brief Page 4 The following definitions guide the analysis of the Food Security Brief: Food security: a situation where all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life.1 These conditions are.Tilahun T, Ayana G, Abebe F, Wegary D ().
Maize pathology Research in Ethiopia: a review, pp. In Mandefro N, Tanner D, and Twumass-Afriyie S, (eds.). Enhancing the contribution of maize to food security in Ethiopia. Proceeding of the second National Maize Work shop of Ethiopia.
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