EDRI Working Paper 013 by Girum Abebe. Abstract; The promotion of micro and small enterprises has been a centerpiece of the Ethiopian government’s strategy to alleviate urban unemployment among the youth since 2004. Since this time, the government has adopted twin strategies of creating a business environment conducive to start and operate MSEs while at >> Read more
ESSP Research Note 45, Synopsis of ESSP WP 75: by Fantu Nisrane Bachewe, Bethelhem Koru, and Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse Abstract: Cereal production has exhibited unprecedented growth in Ethiopia in recent years, which has led to important welfare improvements in the country.
ESSP Research Note 44, Synopsis of ESSP WP 79: by Fantu Nisrane Bachewe, Bethelhem Koru, and Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse. Abstract: A large proportion of Ethiopians derive their livelihoods from smallholder agriculture.
ESSP Research Note 43, by Derek Headey & Kalle Hirvonen. Abstract: The agricultural sector in Ethiopia and in other developing countries is increasingly asked to contribute to reducing under-nutrition as well as poverty and food insecurity.
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