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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

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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.

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Cereal productivity and its drivers: The case of Ethiopia

ESSP Working Paper 75. "Cereal productivity and its drivers: The case of Ethiopia" by Bachewe, Fantu Nisrane, Koru, Bethlehem and Taffesse, Alemayehu Seyoum Abstract: Cereal production has exhibited unprecedented growth in Ethiopia, leading to important welfare improvements in the country. However, it is not well understood what the drivers have been of this growth and how it >> Read more

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Seasonality and household diets in Ethiopia

ESSP Working Paper 74. "Seasonality and household diets in Ethiopia" by Hirvonen, Kalle, Taffesse, Alemayehu Seyoum and Worku, Ibrahim Abstract: The paper revisits seasonality by assessing how the quantity and quality of diets vary across agricultural seasons in rural and urban Ethiopia. Using unique nationally representative household level data for each month over one calendar year, we >> Read more