Farming, Food and Fitness

Farming, Food and Fitness

farm food fitness photo in wheat field

A Holistic Project on Sustainable Food Production in Ethiopia.

Corn Crop


Farming, Food & Fitness: A Holistic Approach to Agricultural Productivity, Food Security & Nutritional Improvement

It’s all about TEF: Internationalizing Teaching, Extension and Farming Research in Ethiopia

A Holistic Approach to sustainable food security through adaptive Ecoregion-based Watershed Management in Ethiopia

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meeting with people

Project Team Members

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Haramaya University

Wollo University

  • Yitbarek Woldehawariat

International Development Enterprise, IDE

  • Kebede Ayele
Martha Mamo with villagers
Sorghum varieties
men meeting
city street

In the News

University of Nebraska–Lincoln team wins USDA grant for Ethiopian partnership

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Team Initiates Collaboration on Food Security Projects in Ethiopia

Interdisciplinary team initiates collaboration on food security projects in Ethiopia

Scientific and Institutional Capacity Building to Improve Agricultural Production and Food Security in Partner Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

Martha Mamo presentation
Ethiopia presentation
audience at Ethiopia presentation


Willis, M.S., Beyene, S., Hames, R., Mamo, M., Regassa, T., Tadessa, T. (2011) Creating a Holistic Food Security Project: Lessons from Ethiopia. Oral Presentation, Society for Applied Anthropology, Sante Fe, New Mexico.

M. Mamo, S. Beyene, R. Hames, T. Regassa, T. Tadesse, M. Willis. 2011. Pathways to Greater Food Production: Lessons from Ethiopia. Water for Food Conference, Lincoln, NE

Cafer, A, M. Willis, Y. Wolde-Hawariat, A. Negwa, S. Beyene, M. Mamo. 2011. Healthy crops, Healthy Families: The Importance of Water in South Wollo, Ethiopia. American Society of Agronomy-Soil Science Society of America-Crops Science Society of America, San Antonio, 15 October-18 October.

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