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Department of Rural Development and Agricultural Extension College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Haramaya University

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This paper explores how better integration and innovation of various institutions contribute to the achievement of sustainable development goals. It emphasized the way networking among institutions facilitate and foster the implementation of sustainable development goals. To do so, ethnographic fieldwork was conducted in Tiyo district, East Arsi Zone of Oromia Region, South Eastern Ethiopia. The data was gathered from farmers using observation, interview schedule, focus group discussions and key informant interviews. The gathered data was qualitatively narrated. Results revealed that various institutions available in the study area were closely interlinked and working for sustainable agricultural development. These institutions deliver various services to farmers to promote sustainable agriculture. Besides, the institutions also provide innovative ideas and materials to farmers to improve their agricultural practices. As Venn diagram depicts, the existing various institutions integrated and overlapped in terms of activities to achieve sustainable development goals. Therefore, concerned bodies should work for the sustainable integration and innovation of institutions to achieve 2030 agenda of sustainable development goals. .

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