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What is YeZaRe ?

YeZeRe meaning “today” in Amharic provides weather (with agro advisory) and market information for smallholder farmers through mobile system. Working on the agriculture sector, Echnoserve recognized the gap and challenges on market and weather data . . .

The benefits

Agro-met advisory services: Smallholder farmers use their indigenous knowledge and experience to observe the varying weather and adapt for their agricultural practices. But the fast changing climates are affecting this age-old wisdom. The rate of climate change . . .

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Echnoserve has received co-financing award from Innovation Against Poverty Grant funded by Government of Sweden and managed by SNV. The project allows dissemination of market data and weather agro-advisory services for 108,000 farmers in Amhara, Oromia and SNNPR.

The Farm Africa led consortium in Ethiopia is currently implements a project entitled “Market-Approaches to Resilience” under the DFID funded global “Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED)” program, financed by DFID. As part of the project weather data, ago advisory services and market information will be disseminated in Chifra, Hamer, Gode and Konsoworedas through Yezare.

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As part of Africa RISING Project, this component will work on dissemination of localized weather data and market information for two of the project woredas: Basona Wereana woreda (Goshabado and Gudoberetkebeles) in Amhara Region and Lemoworeda (LayngawuGana and JeweKebeles) from SNNP Region. The project will reach approximately 5 thousand farmers.