In Ethiopia’s Ghibe valley, ILRI-led Tsetse Fly control methods have allowed cattle to flourish in an area previously almost uninhabitable for them. This has encouragd more farming in the area, relieving to a degree population and soil erosion pressures in higher, Tsetse free, elevations. Such is the impact this has had on the livelihood of farmer Worku Mengiste that he is now able to employ two casual labourers to do work he previously did himself. Here he watches on as they plough his field.
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