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Africa RISING in Ethiopia hosts science forum field trip to Basona Worena

On 15 April, Science Forum 2016 participants visited the Africa RISING research sites in Basona Worena.

This photo report from project scientist Kindu Mekonnen records some of the highlights from their visit, which included:

  • Meeting with Mrs. Desta who participates in on-farm potato, oat-vetch and yield gap research interventions
  • Potato seed produced by Mush irrigation users cooperative and kept in Diffuse Light Storage for sale
  • Feed resources innovations (feed trough, crop residue storage and tree lucerne) at Mr. Akalewolde’s homestead
  • Run-off plots, soil and water conservation interventions and activities that are engaging landless youth groups.

See the photo report:

 

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