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Agricultural research and food production in Ethiopia

, : Agricultural research and food production in Ethiopia. Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 10(1/2): 25-37

The role of agricultural research in the realization of the objective of food self-sufficiency in Ethiopia is discussed: this is emphasized in the development of new technologies to identify and overcome factors limiting agricultural production increases. A number of limitations to the establishment of research centres are highlighted, including the acute shortage of skilled personnel and insufficient funding.

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