Household Food Security and Value Chain Promotion

Household Food Security and Value Chain Promotion: Aimed at improving the livelihood of smallholder farmers through boosting production/productivity and increasing their participation in the market through promotion of Farmers’ Marketing Organizations by applying the value chain approach. The program is expected to contribute the attainment of food availability and affordability at household level and thereby enhancing child wellbeing, growth and development. Thus, since December 2010 the total number of FMOs has reached 64 with 5608(1147F) members and their working capital is reached more than 3,938,046.19ETB.

The household food security & market promotion thematic area addresses

  • Promotion of Farmers’ Marketing Organization (FMOs)/Seed Multiplication and Marketing Cooperatives (SMMC) and Farmers learning Groups
  • Farm diversification and production enhancement
  • Promotion of small scale irrigation
  • Facilitating linkages of smallholder farmers to chain actors and chain supporters in the value chain development of various commodities
  • Capacity building of farmers to enhance production and productivity through introducing improved farming technology, promote appropriate technologies to enhance production and productivity

 

 

 

Documentary Film by ICCO Cooperation-Ethiopia: Fair Economic Development Program Agricultural Commodities Value Chain Development

 


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