ESSP Updates

Social protection – key to drought resilience?

ESSP's Guush Berhane was part of a panel discussion organized by German Development Institute (GDI/DIE) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)in Bonn/Germany on May 31st, 2017

Shocks, social protection and resilience: Evidence from Ethiopia

A presentation on  "Shocks, social protection and resilience: Evidence from Ethiopia" was given by Erwin Knippenberg (co-authored by John Hoddinott) of Cornell University

Synopsis: The Sustainable Land Management Program in the Ethiopian highlands: An evaluation of its impact on crop production

ESSP Research Note 68: by Emily Schmidt and Fanaye Tadesse . Synopsis of Working Paper 103. Abstract: Agricultural productivity in Ethiopia’s highlands, the country’s breadbasket, is threatened by severe land degradation.

The rising costs of animal-source foods in Ethiopia: Evidence and implications

ESSP Working Paper 108, by Fantu Bachewe, Bart Minten, and Feiruz Yimer. Abstract: In many developing countries in which staple foods dominate the composition of diets, higher consumption of animal-source foods (ASF)

EEA Pre-Conference Training

IFPRI-ESSP and the Ethiopian Economics Association (EEA) organized three short term training on; "Computable General Equilibrium” (CGE) modeling, introduction to GIS (with applications to the livestock sector) and writing, presenting and publishing for development economists,