Desho and Napier grasses help Ethiopian smallholders produce year-round forage

The seventh edition of the Forages for the Future newsletter published in June 2018 recognized the contributions of Africa RISING program in promoting Desho grass as a source of good-quality forage for cut-and-carry systems in Ethiopia. An article in the newsletter notes that the two grasses have become particularly popular as a means of biological control in stabilizing soil bunds and control runoffs and soil erosion.

Read the full article in the Forages for the Future newsletter