Project Profile

Livestock & Irrigation Value chain for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) planning phase

Duration : April 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012
(Extended to May 31, 2013)

LIVES planning phase consists in preparing a Project Implementation Plan by project staff, Consultant and Regional/zonal agriculture and water resources staff. Their sequential tasks include: (1) selection of target production areas for livestock and irrigation commodities; (2) value chain mapping, stakeholder analysis and identification of broad main constraints and opportunities; (3) identification of potential interventions. In parallel a community level baseline survey is conducted, the results will serve as reference points to measure progress in the achievement of results and project objectives.

Location(s): Ethiopia
Project Contact: Langan, SimonX
Donor(s): CIDA through ILRI

Farmers cultivating lettuce, while another farmer digs a small canal (marwa) with a donkey, Egypt. Photo: cc: Hamish John Appleby/IWMI