Ethiopian Livestock Feeds Project Synthesis Meeting

28-29 May 2012
Addis Ababa

Scope for cross-tool integration



The group was asked to explore synergies, contradictions, opportunities among and across the tools

VCA - wider framework, where feed fits/ market and farm level

FEAST - farmer perspective / farm level
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contradiction?
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Techfit - expert perspective / farm level

FEAST - quick and dirty and cost effective

VCA - more time-consuming, dynamic

Techfit - involve farmers in technology scoring?

Sequence:

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Opportunties?

will the tools be used again? question to the ethiopian group members:

- maybe
- depending on fitting in with other responsibilities
- priorities often set nationally
- we are very much working at on-station/on-farm level so are not involved in these higher level tools