Postharvest feed loss and poor utilization practices contribute greatly to feed scarcity in Ethiopia. The Africa RISING in Ethiopia project has introduced affordable feeding trough technologies to minimize feed wastage.
A recent case study evaluating the effect of tailored short message service (SMS) sent to livestock farmers via the MWANGA platform has found that the messages had a positive impact on reducing key knowledge gaps among farmers in Tanzania.
Africa RISING organized the first field day in Ethiopia since March, when COVID-19 related restrictions were introduced. At the event in Tigray, participants and stakeholders reviewed project progress and exchange information and technologies.