Social protection – key to drought resilience?

ESSP's Guush Berhane was part of a panel discussion organized by German Development Institute (GDI/DIE) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)in Bonn/Germany on May 31st, 2017

Shocks, social protection and resilience: Evidence from Ethiopia

A presentation on  "Shocks, social protection and resilience: Evidence from Ethiopia" was given by Erwin Knippenberg (co-authored by John Hoddinott) of Cornell University

Synopsis: The Sustainable Land Management Program in the Ethiopian highlands: An evaluation of its impact on crop production

ESSP Research Note 68: by Emily Schmidt and Fanaye Tadesse . Synopsis of Working Paper 103. Abstract: Agricultural productivity in Ethiopia’s highlands, the country’s breadbasket, is threatened by severe land degradation.

The rising costs of animal-source foods in Ethiopia: Evidence and implications

ESSP Working Paper 108, by Fantu Bachewe, Bart Minten, and Feiruz Yimer. Abstract: In many developing countries in which staple foods dominate the composition of diets, higher consumption of animal-source foods (ASF)

EEA Pre-Conference Training

IFPRI-ESSP and the Ethiopian Economics Association (EEA) organized three short term training on; "Computable General Equilibrium” (CGE) modeling, introduction to GIS (with applications to the livestock sector) and writing, presenting and publishing for development economists,

15th Annual Conference of the Ethiopian Economics Association

The Ethiopian Economics Association (EEA) International Annual Conference, co-organized by IFPRI-ESSP, was held on 20-22 July, 2017 in Addis Ababa.

The rising costs of nutritious foods in Ethiopia

Given the high prevalence of undernutrition among children in low income countries and the associated high human and eco-nomic costs (Hoddinott et al. 2013), improving nutritional out-comes must be an urgent priority.

National Forum on Agricultural Mechanization

In collaboration with IFPRI, the Rural Economy Development and Food Security (RED&FS) Sector working with the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources(MoNAR) organized a national forum on agricultural mechanization on June 10, 2017 at the Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research (EIAR).

The High and Rising costs of Animal Source Foods in Ethiopia: Evidence and Implications

A presentation on  "The High and Rising costs of Animal Source Foods in Ethiopia: Evidence and Implications" was given by Bart Minten (co-authored by Fantu Bachewe and Feiruz Yimer) of ESSP

ESSP Newsletter April – June 2017

Ethiopia Strategy Support Program (ESSP) is pleased to present you its quarterly newsletter for the months of April - June 2017. The newsletter highlights the program's policy related research on 'The rising costs of nutritious foods in Ethiopia'; progress on PSNP-IV - BMGF survey; and more. It also summarizes the upcoming events for the next three months, recent >> Read more