ESSP Updates

ESSP Newsletter July – September 2016

Ethiopia Strategy Support Program (ESSP) presents its quarterly Newsletter for the months of July - September 2016. The Newsletter summarizes the upcoming events for the next three months, recent presentation, latest publications of the program, policy related activities and more. Read More >>

Evaluation of the Social Cash Transfers Pilot Programme, Tigray Region, Ethiopia

In 2011, the Regional Government of Tigray, with support from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), introduced the Social Cash Transfer Pilot Program (SCTPP) in two woredas, Abi Adi and Hintalo Wajirat.

Food processing, transformation and job creation: Enjera markets in urban Ethiopia

Important changes are happening in agricultural markets worldwide.

Cash crops and food security: Evidence from Ethiopian smallholder coffee producers

ESSP Working Paper 95, by Tadesse Kuma, Mekdim Dereje, Kalle Hirvonen, and Bart Minten. Abstract: One of the key questions in food policy debates in the last decades has been the role of cash cropping for achieving food security in low income countries.

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

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