Capacity building approaches in Ethiopia: insights from an AMEA team visit

In March 2022, the AMEA global team visited Ethiopia to meet with members and partners, host a workshop on Business Development Services and visit AMEA member project sites. Here are some of the capacity building approaches AMEA members and partners are using with Farmer Organizations in Ethiopia: The AMEA team traveled to the Arsi zone […]

Ethiopia Local Network hosts BDS Workshop

On 22 March 2022, the AMEA Ethiopia Local Network organized a day for members and partners, including a workshop to develop a strategy for improving business development services (BDS) for farmer organizations (FOs). Participants included AMEA members and partners, as well as a number of private BDS providers. AMEA’s global Network Director and Program Officer were also in attendance. […]

We welcome SNV as a local member in Ethiopia

We are pleased to announce that SNV in Ethiopia has joined AMEA as a Local Member. SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation working to raise incomes and provide access to basic services for those living in poverty. SNV focuses on agriculture, energy and, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) with a long-term, local presence in […]

Get involved in the IWA 29 Systematic Review

You have two more weeks to provide your input for our “Professional Farmer Organisations – Guidelines” IWA 29 Systematic Review (the process to transition the IWA 29 into an International Standard). AMEA worked with NEN, the Dutch National Standardization Bureau  (a member of ISO), to develop the “Professional Farmer Organizations – Guidelines” (IWA 29) using an International Workshop […]