Summary of Determinants and impact of sustainable land and watershed management investments

ESSP Research Note 30."Summary of Determinants and impact of sustainable land and watershed management investments " by Schmidt, Emily, Chinowsky, Paul, Robinson, Sherman, Strzepek, Kenneth M. Summary of ESSP Working Paper 62. Ongoing debate over water resource management and land degradation suggests a need for efficient sustainable land management mechanisms to improve agricultural output in the Blue Nile basin >> Read more

Summary of Structure and Performance of Ethiopia’s Coffee Export Sector

ESSP Research Note 29."SUMMARY OF STRUCTURE AND PERFORMANCE OF ETHIOPIA’S COFFEE EXPORT SECTOR" by Minten, Bart, Tamru, Seneshaw, Kuma, Tadesse, Nyarko,Yaw Summary of ESSP Working Paper 66. We study the structure and performance of the coffee export sector in Ethiopia, Africa’s most important coffee producer, over the period 2003 to 2013. We find an evolving policy environment >> Read more

1st African Meeting of the Econometric Society and 12th International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy take place in July

The Ethiopian Economics Association (EEA) and the Econometric Society conducted their 12th International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy and 1st African Meeting of the Econometric Society, repectively, from July 16 to 19, 2014 at the EEA Conference Center in Addis Ababa. The conferences were co-organized by EEA, the outgoing African Econometric Society, the incoming Africa >> Read more

Summary of Cows, missing milk markets and nutrition in rural Ethiopia

ESSP Research Note 28 "Cows, missing milk markets and nutrition in rural Ethiopia" by John Hoddinott, Derek Headey and Mekdim Dereje. Summary of ESSP Working Paper 63. In rural economies encumbered by significant market imperfections, farming decisions may partly be motivated by nutritional considerations, in addition to income and risk factors. These imperfections create the potential for farm assets >> Read more