ESSP Research Note 63: by Bart Minten, Thomas Assefa, Girum Abebe, Ermias Engida, and Seneshaw Tamru. Synopsis of Working Paper 96. Abstract: Given the importance of agriculture in developing economies, food processing industries often dominate employment and value addition in the industrial sector in these settings.
ESSP Working Paper 101, by Asfaw Negassa, Fantu Bachewe, Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse, and Mekdim Dereje. Abstract: The livestock subsector has contributed little to the remarkable economic growth recorded in Ethiopia in the last decade.
ESSP Working Paper 99, by Guush Berhane, John Hoddinott, and Neha Kumar. Abstract: Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP) is a large-scale social protection intervention aimed at improving food security and stabilizing asset levels.
The Ethiopia Strategy Support Program (ESSP) is a collaborative program undertaken by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI). The objective of ESSP is to help improve the policy-making process in Ethiopia. Increasing the capacity of Ethiopian institutions to undertake sound economic analysis that is linked to current issues, and improving public information and dialogue, create a cornerstone to evidence-based policy making. Read More