ESSP Updates

Road to Garasghe

Remoteness: its impact on markets and communities

Last week marked the end of the 2nd round household survey.  Its purpose has been to assess the impact of remoteness on village communities in Alefa Woreda, south-west of Gonder.  This is an isolated area with little or no electricity and mobile phone access.  The terrain is rugged and the lack of access to markets >> Read more

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ESSP Newsletter October – December 2014

The Ethiopia Strategy Support Program would like to present you its quarterly newsletter for the months October - December 2014. The newsletter presents:  -     Upcoming Events Regtional GIS Training in Tigray region from 14-16 January, 2015 15th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society of Ethiopia (AESE) on ‘Performance of the Ethiopian agriculture in the face of >> Read more

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Who Benefits from the Rapidly Increasing Voluntary Sustainability Standards?

ESSP Working Paper 71. "Who benefits from the rapidly increasing voluntary sustainability standards?" by Minten, Bart, Dereje, Mekdim, Engeda, Ermias, and Tamru, Seneshaw Abstract: Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) are rapidly increasing in global value chains. While consumers, mostly in developed countries, are willing to pay significant premiums for such standards, it is not well understood how effectively these >> Read more

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ESSP Newsletter October – December 2014

The Ethiopia Strategy Support Program would like to present its quarterly newsletter for the months October - December 2014.

Child Nutrition

An Analysis of Trends and Determinants of Child Undernutrition in Ethiopia, 2000‐2011

ESSP Working Paper 70. "An analysis of trends and determinants of child undernutrition in Ethiopia, 2000‐2011" by HHeadey, Derek D. Abstract: This report uses two rounds of the Ethiopian Demographic Health Survey (EDHS) to statistically analyze patterns and trends in undernutrition (child growth) in Ethiopia over 2000 to 2011. Ethiopia remains one of the most undernourished populations in >> Read more