• Geography
  • Published 2011

Intensification of crop-livestock farming systems through market-orientation in Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Tegegne2011IntensificationOC,
  title={Intensification of crop-livestock farming systems through market-orientation in Ethiopia},
  author={Azage Tegegne and Dirk Hoekstra and Berhanu Gebremedhin and Kahsay Berhe},
  year={2011}
}
Introduction Crop-livestock mixing farming is commonly practice to diversify household income sources in the rural Ethiopia. With shifts in climate changes and associated risks, animal production appears to be resilient to rainfall induced stresses and thus contributes widely to the livelihood of the rural farmers. Livestock resources are commonly consider as capital assets for the rural household and are easily converted to cash (ASSEFA ABEGAZ, 2005). Livestock are mainly fed on natural… CONTINUE READING

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