ESSP Updates


13th Annual Conference of the Ethiopian Economics Association

The 13th International Economics Association Conference was held at the EEA on July 23-25, 2015. Over the 3 days, 900 participants attended sessions to learn about how Ethiopia’s economy is transforming through a variety of political and economic influences, and to be exposed to the breadth of research currently being undertaken.         >> Read more

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ESSP Newsletter April – June 2015

Here is the quarterly newsletter for the Ethiopia Strategy Support Program (ESSP) for April - June 2015. This newsletter summarizes: Upcoming events, Recent Presentations, Latest Publications, Policy Related Research, Capacity Strengthening Activities, Latest Survey Information, Special Conference Presentation. >> Read more    

Together for nutrition 2015

Nutrition in Ethiopia: An emerging success story?

ESSP Research Note 40  "Nutrition in Ethiopia: An emerging success story?"  by Headey, Derek D. Abstract: Research does not always provide the results that we expect. At the recent conference on improving nutrition in Ethiopia, Together for Nutrition 2015, we learnt about the rapid progress in Ethiopia in child nutritional outcomes that are linked to improved birth size >> Read more

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Coffee Value Chains on the Move: Evidence from Smallholder Coffee Farmers in Ethiopia

ESSP Working Paper 76. "Coffee Value Chains on the Move: Evidence from Smallholder Coffee Farmers in Ethiopia" by Bart Minten, Mekdim Dereje, Ermias Engeda, Tadesse Kuma Abstract: In this paper, we look at the coffee sector in Ethiopia and analyze changes and their drivers upstream in the value chain. In this study we focus on three main >> Read more


Together for Nutrition 2015

This conference took place on 15th June in Addis Ababa. Almost 150 people attended from diverse sectors and organizations to learn and to share the latest research on food and nutrition.