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).

Social protection, household size and its determinants: Evidence from Ethiopia

ESSP Working Paper 107, by John F. Hoddinott, Tseday J. Mekasha. Abstract: We examine the impact of a social protection program, Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP),

The rising costs of nutritious foods in Ethiopia

ESSP Research Note 66: by Fantu Nisrane Bachewe, Kalle Hirvonen, Bart Minten, Feiruz Yimer.

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

Synopsis: How should rural financial cooperatives be best organized? Evidence from Ethiopia

ESSP Research Note 66: by Kibrom A. Abay, Bethelhem Koru, Gashaw Tadesse Abate, and Guush Berhane . Synopsis of Working Paper 100. Abstract: What is the optimal size and composition of rural financial cooperatives (RFCs)?

Synopsis: An assessment of the livestock economy in mixed crop-livestock production systems in Ethiopia

ESSP Research Note 65: by Asfaw Negassa, Fantu Bachewe, Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse, and Mekdim Dereje. Synopsis of Working Paper 101. Abstract: The livestock sub-sector has contributed little to the remarkable economic growth recorded in Ethiopia in the last decade.

Agricultural price evolution in drought versus non-drought affected areas in Ethiopia: An updated assessment using national producer data (January 2014 to January 2017)

ESSP Working Paper 106, by Fantu Bachewe, Feiruz Yimer, and Bart Minten.

The rapid – but from a low base – uptake of agricultural mechanization in Ethiopia: Patterns, implications and challenges

ESSP Working Paper 105, by Guush Berhane, Mekdim Dereje, Bart Minten, and Seneshaw Tamru. Abstract: The uptake of agricultural mechanization in Ethiopia is low with less than one percent of agricultural plots plowed

Synopsis: The impact of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme on the nutritional status of children: 2008 – 2012

ESSP Research Note 64: by Guush Berhane, John Hoddinott, and Neha Kumar. Synopsis of Working Paper 99. Abstract:Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP) is a large-scale social protection intervention

ESSP Newsletter January – March 2017

Ethiopia Strategy Support Program (ESSP) presents its quarterly newsletter for the months of January - March 2017. The newsletter highlights the program's new study on Ethiopia's livestock, "Better Performing Livestock Systems in Ethiopia",