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Activities carried out:

Hawassa University: focus on pepper seeds and plants.​

Research on:

  • Efficacy of biocontrol agents against wilt diseases.

  • 4 Trichoderma treatments.

  • Cost/Benefit analysis of the technology.

  • Assessment of storage fungi and micotoxins​

Jimma University: focus on variety selection, Teff K-  Fertilizer and fallow technologies.
Research on:
  • Evaluation and selection of best performing Teff, Anchote and lima beans varieties.

  • Optimization of K-fertilizer for Teff.

  • Rehabilitation of abandoned lands.

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NUS identified:

Hawassa University

  1. ENSET (Ensete ventricosum)

  2. FINGER MILLET (Eleusine coracana)


Jimma University

  1. ANCHOTE (Coccinia abyssinica)

  2. TEF (Eragrostis tef)

  3. LIMMA BEAN (Phaseolus lunatus L)

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JU and HU

Sustainable soil management

Sustainable soil management, integrated soil fertility management strategies intercropping. 



Land recovery

Focusing on the recovery of abandoned land and the restoration of sustainable production



Plant protection

Retrieving plant protection traditional knowledge, Post-harvest management strategies to avoid mycotoxin contamination.

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