Protecting Biodiversity and Traditional Agro-systems in Ethiopia
November 16, 2015
Location: Gamo Highlands, Southern Ethiopia
In the Gamo Highlands, traditional enset-based agriculture has been practiced for centuries, allowing farmers to cope with variable environments and making the region uniquely resistant to food insecurity. Rooted in biodiversity, Gamo Highlands’ traditional agro-system is a model of sustainability and resilience.