On January 22nd, 2016, a short presentation on agricultural growth in Ethiopia over the last decade was delivered at EDRI by Bart Minten, the team leader at ESSP. In total, 34 people attended. Ethiopia’s agricultural growth performance over the past decade has been the focus of in-depth research by ESSP, and has generated a lot >> Read more
This new series describes the outcome and lasting impact ESSP training and research has had on capacity strengthening and policy-making respectively. Through ESSP’s work and positive contribution to change, people’s lives are being impacted by varying degrees.
The Central Statistical Agency (CSA) plays a critical role in collecting data. Since 2009, ESSP has worked closely with the GIS department at CSA to create the first Population and Housing Census Atlas using geographic information systems (GIS) software in order to map important population characteristics by woreda.
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). The objective of ESSP is to help improve the policy-making process in Ethiopia. Increasing the capacity of Ethiopian institutions to undertake sound economic analysis that is linked to current issues, and improving public information and dialogue, create a cornerstone to evidence-based policy making. Read More