ESSP Updates

ESSP Newsletter October – December 2016

Ethiopia Strategy Support Program (ESSP) presents its quarterly Newsletter for the months of October - December 2016. The Newsletter highlights the new study on Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP4) which includes Women's time use and nutritional status of women and children; and also the comprehensive study planned on the 'Future of Agriculture' in Ethiopia. It also summarizes highlights of 2016, the >> Read more

NEW IFPRI-ESSP Brochure 2017

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).

Rural youth and employment in Ethiopia

ESSP Working Paper 98, by Emily Schmidt and Firew Bekele. Abstract: This paper examines labor diversification in Ethiopia, focusing on youth, and explores current conditions that youth face in both the agricultural and non-farm labor markets.

The rapid expansion of herbicide use in smallholder agriculture in Ethiopia: Patterns, drivers and implications

On December 16, 2016, ESSP’s Bart Minten and Seneshaw Tamru gave a presentation on issues of herbicide use in smallholder agriculture at the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR).

Synopsis: The rapid expansion of herbicide use in smallholder agriculture in Ethiopia: Patterns, drivers, and implications

ESSP Research Note 62: by Seneshaw Tamru, Bart Minten, Dawit Alemu, and Fantu Bachewe. Synopsis of Working Paper 94. Abstract: We use qualitative and quantitative information from a number of datasets to study the adoption patterns and labor productivity impacts