This initiative aimed to reduce land degradation and strengthen the climate resilience of smallholder farmers in the Amhara region of Ethiopia through the development, evaluation, and demonstration of improved and sustainable land, water, crop and livestock management practices. Its holistic approach and multiple interventions reflected the complexity of the challenges facing smallholder farmers and the diverse livelihood strategies that rural communities pursue: crop production, raising livestock, and alternative income-generating opportunities.
Research activities and outputs:
Research activities generated new scientific knowledge to help inform future research and development initiatives in the Amhara region. Outputs can be accessed here