ESSP Updates

State-inducement Versus Self-initiation

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

Synopsis: Cereal productivity and its drivers: The case of Ethiopia

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’s impact on Ethiopia’s policy making

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Synopsis: Productivity and efficiency of smallholder teff farmers in Ethiopia

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.

Exploring child health risks of poultry keeping in Ethiopia: Insights from the 2015 Feed the Future Survey

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.