BENEFIT Partnership conducted a mid-term review to assess the relevance, effectiveness and sustainability of the current BENEFIT Partnership. In general, the evaluation shows that the four BENEFIT programmes (ISSD, CASCAPE, ENTAG and SBN) are on track to achieve most of their end targets and the results in terms of reach and creating an enabling environment are likely to exceed the original expectations. At the same time, the management of the partnership has been more complex than expected and collaboration on the ground is still relatively small compared to the full scope of the individual programmes. You can find summary of the MTR findings here.
collaborating in selected loctions on increasing productivity and strengthening value chains
Four BENEFIT programmes combine efforts and work on the same commodities and products in selected locations; BENEFIT product-place combinations.
ISSD, CASCAPE, ENTAG and SBN collaborate in Metema woreda (in Amhara) to improve productivity and income from Sesame.
ISSD and CASCAPE collaborate in SNNPR region for creating improves access to seed of superior varieties of Faba Bean for increased productivity and income.
ISSD and CASCAPE collaborate in Tigray region to identify best practice for increasing sorghum production and promotion of the identified best practice.
ISSD and CASCAPE collaborate in Amhara region to improve productivity and income from bread wheat.
ISSD and CASCAPE collaborate in Amhara region to improve seed quality, productivity and income from malt barley.
ISSD and CASCAPE collaborate to enhance chickpea value chain in Oromia region to encourage farmers to commence preferred variety seed production.
ISSD, CASCAPE and ENTAG collaborate in Western Oromia to increase area under soya bean production by 20%.
ISSD and CASCAPE collaborate in SNNPR region with the objective of creating improve access to seed of superior variety, increased productivity and income as well
ISSD, CASCAPE and SBN collaborate in Western and Northern zones of Tigray region to improve quality Sesame production and marketing.