Urban Agriculture (UA) has the potential for achieving food security and increased quality of life for many people in Addis Ababa. However, urban farming has faced with many barriers such as lack of access to land, input and extension services that make it less productive. Moreover, stakeholders have different perceptions and priorities for UA. The objective of this study was therefore, initiated to understand the problematic situations by applying Soft System Methodology (SSM). Within the SSM framework, stakeholder analysis and forcefield analysis were used as a major tools.