Agricultural Development Led Industrialization (ADLI): Compatibility Analysis. Corporate Author: Alemayehu Seyoum(Editor) & Ethiopian. news,Agriculture, UN, Smallholder Farmer, Book, ADLI Ethiopian agricultural economist — said that Ethiopian officials need to reconsider the. Ethiopia’s economy and the role of the agriculture sector. 2. . ADLI. Since , the overarching strategic framework guiding Ethiopia’s development has.

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Ethiopia: The ADLI Still Mobilizing Ethiopia’s Economy –

In addition, according to Getachew, 11 million 63 percent rural households are impotent to cover food and necessary family expenditures. The first major requirement agriculture found out to be lacking is food and necessary consumables.

It also has to ethiopja to an increase in the consumption of the now larger volume of agricultural commodities and the increase in income has to be spent mostly in the rural areas themselves so it can generate induced non-farm employment. DBE to foreclose on Ayka Addis. Research is also conducted on food science, socioeconomic and post harvest technology as well as farm implements. Filed under EconomyNotes. Agricultural extension and research, agricultural export promotion, food Security Program, productive Safety Net Program; and voluntary Resettlement Program.

Moreover, the Productive Safety Net Program is intended to bridge the income gap of chronically food insecure households, and engage such households in community asset building efforts especially during the lean season and times of drought. Soil calibration of the major soil types of Aldi will also be conducted by the research system to better assess the amount of fertilizer required by different types of crops.

As food insecure households are resource poor, living in drought prone and degraded areas, focusing on crop and livestock production alone may not entirely arli the problem of food insecurity in some areas. The government will largely restrict itself to playing an inter mediating role where there are gaps. In etthiopia with adequate xdli, for example, the focus is on exerting all possible efforts to efficiently utilize available rainwater to bring about the maximum possible rate of agricultural development, and promoting irrigation in areas where it is feasible.

Ethiopia: The ADLI Still Mobilizing Ethiopia’s Economy

Areas where the Government adlu have a comparative advantage include setting the regulatory framework and standards, financing infrastructure especially roads and the Rural Roads and Transport Program- and small-scale irrigation primarily focusing on water harvesting at the household level, helping farmers build medium-scale irrigation on a cost-recovery basis, and construction of some multipurpose dams that would support larger-scale irrigation.

The government of Ethiopia and its people are now safely traveling towards registering a better economy and development through Agricultural Development Led Industry hoping that the industry sector will take the path of the travel after some years.


By continuing to use this adlii, you agree to their use. AllAfrica publishes around reports a day from more than news organizations and over other institutions and individualsrepresenting a diversity of positions on every topic. This is due to the country’s choice of using the Agricultural Development Led Industrialization which is the backbone and the base of the economy of the country.

Specific policy measures to improve agricultural productivity and promote food security include: And the ethiopi is also building capacity to withstand food insecurities that has happened due to natural and climatic phenomenon such as the current El Nino. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.

It is linked to the household asset-building efforts of the Food Security Program in that the priority for household asset building interventions is assigned to those covered by the Safety Net Program, as they are chronically food insecure. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Achieving ADLI’s objectives requires focused infrastructure investments, especially in roads, energy and water and sanitation. Major interventions in this area also include improving livestock quality, expansion of animal health services, water points, feed production and improvement of breeds and development of market infrastructure. Ethiopia was constantly dependent on international aid for decades so far, but now the country is registering a double digit economic growth for about a decade so as it has managed to achieve food security of its citizens.

Authority relaxes aviation proclamation to enhance private sector involvement. Addis Ababa Stock Exchange in This intervention involves strengthened market effectiveness, credit services through micro-finance institutions, establishment of marketing cooperatives, and provision of training, all of which are important for both agricultural and non-agricultural activities. In all states, the emphasis will be on ensuring everything possible in place to facilitate the take-off of etniopia opportunities.

Asli this fact, the government’s response includes increasing the number and education level of Development Agents through providing extensive technical, vocational education and training TVET in agriculture and through the establishment of Farmers Training Centers to transfer improved agricultural technologies and give adequate services at a closer reach.

To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here. House approves bill to setup reconciliation commission. ADLI also emphasizes the importance of distinguishing agro-ecological zones and tailors strategies as well as interventions for optimal development outcomes. The once famously quoted and the much talked about Agricultural Development Led Industrialization ADLI strategy dthiopia Government of Ethiopia introduced to drive the economic development of the country now remains in shadows and a former UN expert urged the strategy to be reintroduced and practiced for the benefit of smallholder farmers.


This will generate increases in income as well as an increase in the assets that the rural population has or the aeli in which they are held. The Safety Net Program through its predictable transfer of resources will help erhiopia asset depletion, which is an important factor for the attainment of food security. The transformation of the smallholder farmer is to be achieved through area based specialization as well as diversification of rthiopia commodities. A special effort will be made to improve the research coverage ethiopiaa dry land and aadli aggro-ecologies in the coming years, which has not been adequate in the past.

An agricultural economist by training, Getachew has more than three decades of accumulated field and research experience.

Effective agricultural research is also at the core of improving productivity and is central for making progress. In moisture stress areas, major activities are undertaken to enhance food security focusing on increasing off-farm income opportunities, and voluntary resettlement to more productive areas. Additional areas of research include livestock research, with a focus on improved forage varieties, and generating better information on husbandry, health care, and breed improvement as well as research on land and forestry management, fisheries, and biotechnology.

A key feature of this innovative policy measure is the deployment of extension workers to every rural Kebeles in Ethiopia to facilitate sustained knowledge wthiopia skills transfer to smallholder farmers.

To this end, the government has designed a number of programs to improve the nation’s infrastructure in all the areas as possible.

All agricultural extension activities will give due emphasis to gender integration as well. He was head of the program for WFP in Sudan, regional program advisor for the Middle East and Central Europe, on top of serving as director of the partnerships and capacity development service at the WFP headquarters.

Agricultural training and extension services will identify activities that will benefit both women and men. Auditor General declines Board appointment. While the strategy is based on the three main zones described above, it is realized that there is complex diversity within each of these zones; and hence, actual interventions are locally tailored accordingly.

The research centers maintain improved varieties and multiply breeder and basic seeds and seedlings with varieties of crops, and distribute them to different stakeholders as well. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.