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In 2010 Ethiopian Fiscal Year (EFY), CDSF facilitated a 2 ½-day training for AGP2 Regional Steering Committee (SC) members on situational leadership. The training focused mostly on leadership results as articulated in the leadership performance rubric. In EFY 2011, regional, zonal and woreda leaders and managers are being trained on the situational leadership model; gender…

NSA implementation shows signi...

NSA implementation shows significant improvement in SNNPR

Situation The Project Development Objective (PDO) of AGP2 gives a lot of importance to nutrition-sensitive agriculture (NSA) because it is believed that NSA can contribute greatly to dietry diversity and consumption at the household level. However, the Rapid Institutional Capacity Assessment (RICA) that CDSF conducted in 2016 showed that there was lack of awareness among…

Result-Based Management being ...

Result-Based Management being institutionalized in Amhara

Situation The second Agricultural Growth Program (AGP2) Project Implementation Manual (PIM) and the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) manual indicate that the M&E system for the first AGP was inadequate to properly track and measure program performance. M&E tools were not well understood nor used consistently and, regional and woreda AGP M&E personnel had limited understanding…

CDSF introduces Video-based Fa...

CDSF introduces Video-based Farmer- to- Farmer Learning

Situation The Rapid Institutional Capacity Assessment (RICA) that CDSF conducted in July 2015 identified gaps in mainstreaming gender and nutrition in the implementation of AGP 2. The assessment found, among other gaps, that women’s participation in project activities is limited. The study ascribed the lack of participation to cultural barriers, to women having too many…