A rapid survey of chickpea cultivation: I. Gojam, Ethiopia, 1989/90 uri icon


  • In Africa, Ethiopia is the major chickpea producer, and within Ethiopia the regions of Shoa (39%). Gondar (27%). and Gojam (16%) take up largest shares of the production. The area around Adct, where an Agricultural Research Centre (ARC) was established in 1985, is considered representative of the Gojam region. According to data of the Central Statistics Authority of Ethiopia, the area covered by pulses in the Gojam region in 1986/87 was as shown in the following table

publication date

  • 1990