Ways and means to increase the biological nitrogen fixation and productivity of grain legumes to contribute in enhancing soil fertility, improve household nutrition, and increase cash income of smallholder farmers in Africa were explored at the inception workshop of N2Africa-Ethiopian Program. The workshop was held on 27-28 February, at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) campus in Ethiopia. N2Africa is a science-based ‘research-in-development’ project focusing on putting nitrogen fixation to work for smallholder farmers growing legume crops in Africa.  Chickpea,…