Ethiopia Strategy Support Program

Importance of cities rapidly growing world-wide: In 1950: 30% living in cities; In 2010: 50% . Events

Transforming smallholder farms: Policy options to help potentially profitable smallholders

Small farms play an indispensable role in global food security, particularly in developing countries. In fact, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), four-fifths of the developing world’s food is a product of small-sized farms. That said, not all smallholder farms are cut from the same cloth and strategies that help shift small >> Read more

Eleventh International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy

The 11th International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy was held from July 18–20, 2013 at the Ethiopian Economic Association, in collaboration with IFPRI/ESSP II. The event was attended by more than 500 participants and 70 papers were presented.

Third Round (2012/13 Academic Year) EDRI/ESSP II Competitive Research Grant

The Ethiopia Strategy Support Program II (IFPRI/ESSP II) and the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) are pleased to announce the research grant competition for post graduate students in economics and related fields at Ethiopian Public Universities for the 2012/13 academic year. Documents required: (1) Application form. (2) A 5-page summary of the research proposal approved >> Read more