Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), Ethiopia

Better Barley by New Breeding Techniques

Research project Barley is an important food security crop in Ethiopia, and is a priority crop for the Ethiopian Government. There is an urgent need to lift breeding activities by incorporating new breeding techniques (NBT) to reach a planned yield goal of 3.9t/ha in ... First year report Several barley field-trials have been carried out in Ambo, Holetta and Kulumsa in Ethiopia to identify superior lines from around 1500 food barley landraces obtained from the Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute. The material include ...
Period: 2021-04-1 to 2025-03-31 Countries: Ethiopia Lead institution: Aarhus University (AU), Denmark Partner institutions: Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), Ethiopia Haramya University (HU), Ethiopia Project code: 20-04-AU Total grant: 11,986,554 DKK
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Biofuels Development in Ethiopia

Research project Rising oil prices, the need for energy independence, improving rural livelihoods, and concerns with climate change have led to a revived interest in investing in large-scale biofuel production in Africa. However, there are many inter-related concerns ... Completion Report - Summary: The main objectives of this project are: (i) to identify the key factors that contributed to the failure (lack of implementation) of large-scale biofuel projects; (ii) to examine sugarcane productivity on a fac ...
Period: 2011-08-31 to 2014-12-30 Countries: Ethiopia Lead institution: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Denmark Partner institutions: Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), Ethiopia Project code: 11-118DIIS Total grant: 2,673,933 DKK
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