Ethiopian Livestock Feed (ELF) Project Training Workshop

Fodder and feed in livestock value chains in Ethiopia – trends and prospects
12 - 16 March 2012, ILRI Campus, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia



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Participants


Trainees: 2+2 researchers from each site (2 feed, 2 socio-economics)
Trainers: Alan Duncan (Techfit), Ben Lukuyu (FEAST), Getachew Legesse (VCA)
Resource people: Abate Tedla, Adugna Tolera, Jane Wamatu

Location


ILRI Campus - Addis Ababa

AGENDA


Monday - FEAST and Techfit Theory

Time
Activity
Responsible
09:00
Welcome and introductions
Alan
09:15
Introduction to project and to FEAST
Alan
10:00
Coffee

10:30
Group work to go through questionnaire and raise any queries: FEAST Group work.pptx
Jane/Ben
11:30
Plenary question and answer session to clarify queries: Questions and discussion arising from FEAST Group Work.docx
Alan
12:30
Lunch

13:30
Introduction to Techfit
Alan
14:00
Group work to brainstorm on questionnaire structure to determine context scores: Group work - Queries to determine context scores.docx
Questions to arrive at context scores - alan.docx
Jane
14:45
Reporting back
Alan
15:00
Coffee

15:30
Brainstorming on how to conduct cost benefit analysis: Cost-benefit analysis discussion.docx
Ben
16:30
Wrap up
Alan







Tuesday - VCA analysis theory

Time
Activity
Responsible
09:00
Welcome and introduction to day
Alan
09:15
Basic concepts in value chain analysis methods:Value Chain Analysis Training - basic concepts.pptx
Getachew
10:00
Coffee

10:30
Group work on value chain mapping: VC analysis matrix ELF project - dairy.docx
VC analysis matrix ELF project - sheep.docx
VC analysis matrix ELF project - beef.xls
Getachew
11:30
Feedback on group work
Getachew
12:30
Lunch

13:30
Methods of VFA: Value Chain Analysis Training - methodologies.pptx
Getachew
14:10
Discussion on the methodologies
Getachew
14:30
Group work to go through methodologies and discuss any queries: Group work on VCA tool.docx
Getachew
15:00
Coffee

15:30
Reporting back
Getachew
16:00
Planning for field work on Wed: ELF training DZ field visit arrangements.docx
Abate
16:45
Wrap up
Alan




Wednesday - Field Testing in Godino


Group test FEAST/Techfit tools in Godino


Thursday - Results and reflections from the field

Time
Activity
Responsible
09:00
Groups prepare presentations
Jane
12:00
Lunch

13:00
Debre Berhan group presentation and discussion

Solomon
13:30
Holetta group presentation and discussion

Liyusew
14:00
DZ group presentation and discussion

Solomon
14:30
Reflection session - what worked, what was difficult, what needs to be changed.
Ramana
15:00
Coffee
Ben
15:30
Next steps for field work
Abate
17:00
Close





Getachew