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Ethiopian Society of Animal Production (ESAP) is an Ethiopian Resident Society of professionals of animal production and related fields. ESAP is a multifaceted platform and knowledge hub of animal scientists, policy makers, researchers and academia, farmers, pastoralists, and private sector working in the sphere of animal agriculture for overarching goal-sustainable and resilient animal agriculture in Ethiopia.

ESAP was established in July 1990 and accredited with a legal status and re-registered recently with the Charities and Societies Agency with Certificate No.0270. There are more than 500 registered members of the Society, which function as the General Assembly/supreme body, and there is also an executive body composed of democratically elected ten members. 

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Library Resource
Rapports et recherches
décembre, 2006
Éthiopie, Afrique orientale

Livestock production in Ethiopia has, for long, remained subsistence with limited market-orientation and poor institutional support. Farmers and pastoralists produce and keep animals for various valid reasons, with little market-orientation. However, producing for the market requires re-orientation of the production system and development of a knowledge based and responsive institutional support services.

Library Resource
Documents et rapports de conférence
décembre, 2004

Animal genetic resource (AnGR) diversity contributes in many ways to human survival and well-being.

However, 32% of livestock breeds are threatened. Such an irreversible loss of genetic diversity reduces

opportunities to improve food security, reduce poverty and shift towards sustainable agricultural


The large number of AnGR at risk in developing countries, together with the limited financial resources

available for conservation, means that economic analysis can play an important role in ensuring an

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