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Oromia Agricultural Research Institute

Ziway Soil Research Center


To see our farmers with food self-sufficient in the health environment through sustainable improved production and productivities using technologies that improved sustainable production and productivity of soils.


To realize sustainable production and productivity of soils that realize food security and improve livelihood of farming community by conserving and improving natural resources in the mandate areas, generating and introducing new as well as improved technologies.

Research Focus

Soil fertility and productivity improvement is the research focus of the center

Research Process Descriptions      

Natural Resource research technology generation process

v  Soil fertility improvement and soil & water conservation team

v  Soil resource survey team


v  Soil testing team

The center located at Batu town, East Shoa zone of Oromia region, which found 163 km from Finfinne/Addis Ababa to South direction at an elevation 1647masl. The Center is mandated for soil and soil fertility related research to Southern Oromia.

Tel;- 0464,41,21,08

Fax;- 0464,-41,21,72

P. O. Box ;- 59,Ziway.

E-Mail  assefakefyalew@gmail.com  

Address Zone;- East shoa

Wereda;- Adami Tulu Jidu Kombolcha