Over 63 thousand farmers utilize new agricultural technologies

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Addis Ababa, 27 April 2014 (WIC) - Over 63 thousand farmers  across  the country have become beneficiaries  of  new  agricultural technologies   in the  last  nine  months  this Ethiopian  fiscal year, Institute of Agricultural Research.


Public Relations Directorate Director of the Institute, Derese Teshome, told WIC that though the plan for the last nine months was making 57, 232 farmers beneficiary, the performance exceeded the plan by 6, 524.


According to Derese, the institute has imported 24 different types of best seed species, which increase not only the output and productivity but also suitability to the ecology of the country.


Trainings  on how to utilize agricultural technologies  have  also given to  9, 475  farmers,  pastoralists  and semi-pastoralists in the  last  nine  months, he said.


The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) has about 17 agricultural research centers,  835 researchers and 1234 assistant  research technicians.

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