Digital solutions for a sustainable future: Key takeaways from a convening of digital agriculture experts working in Ethiopia

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On 14 May 2024, stakeholders from Ethiopia explored the transformative impact of digital innovations on agri-food systems at a workshop hosted by the International Livestock Research Institute.

The workshop, Digital innovations to support equitable, sustainable, and resilient agrifood systems and last-mile delivery: A snapshot of Ethiopia, explored how innovative technologies are reshaping the agricultural landscape while fostering equity, sustainability and resilience, and how these technologies are empowering Ethiopian farmers and agricultural value chain actors.

Discussion topics included business models of digital agriculture, the challenges of integrating innovative technologies with existing practices, and the importance of building trust between farmers and digital service providers.

The workshop was co-funded by the CGIAR Initiatives on Digital Innovation and Mixed Farming Systems.

Access the workshop report

Photo: A farmer leads his sheep and goats to market, Menz, Ethiopia (ILRI/Zerihun Sewunet)

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