MELCA-Ethiopia with financial support from our partner Bread for the World Conduct a national workshop on Ethiopian food and agriculture systems: policy and practice from Aug 23-24, 2021 with the presence of different stakeholders in Adama.
The main objective of discussing topical is food and agricultural policy and practice related issues with an intention to make recommendations that reflect Ethiopian context as an input to government led subsequent all inclusive discussions and policy and practice reforms.
Different papers are presented on the workshop, food and agriculture system issues and fundamentals for change by Mr. Solomon Kebede, Executive Director of MELCA-Ethiopia, some critical issues in food system in Ethiopia by Dr, Thedeke Abate founder and leader, Homegrown Vision Senior leader and researcher, due consideration for underutilized food crops within the Ethiopian ecosystems by professor Sebsebe Demissew the 2021 recipient of the Jose Cuatrecasas Medal for Excellence in Tropical Botany, Researcher, Educator,
Key Features of the proposed Agroecology Policy framework of Ethiopia by Dr. Regassa Feyssa EOSA, Interlinkages among Agriculture, Biodiversity and Food Security: Where are we heading to? By Dr Feleke Woldeyes Deputy Director General of the Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute, The contribution of Enset-based farming system to food Security and sustainable development: A review of Production trends, multiple use value, challenges and future strategies by Dr. Zerihun Yemataw Senior researcher at SARI, Hawassa Agricultural Research Center (HARC),
Finally MELCA-Ethiopia Executive Director Mr. Ato Solomon Kebede Tanked the financial partner of the program BfW (bread for the world), and all participants of the workshop for their great imputes.