GIS Database Training

The Ethiopia Strategy Support Program II of the Ethiopian Development Research institute (EDRI) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) conducted a three-days training on designing a geodatabase using Arc Diagrammer and introduction to Python. The training was held at the International Livestock Research Institute from May 30 till June 01, 2012 for 19 >> Read more

A Market for Abdu: Creating a Commodity Exchange in Ethiopia

Eleni Gabre-Madhin, chief executive officer of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX), describes how the ECX came about and what it means for Ethiopia’s farmers and traders. Download the essay (PDF 1.5M)

ESSP II Brochures

NEW! ESSP II 2012 Brochure. Download the pdf (242KB) ESSP II 2011 Brochure. Download the pdf (151 KB). ESSP II 2010 Brochure. Download the pdf (249 KB).

Current Activities of ESSP II

Agricultural productivity: performance and constraints Pro-poor public spending: efficiency and accountability Rural non-farm economy Synthesis edited volume of Ethiopian Agriculture and Food Policy Cereal Price Determination in Ethiopia Analysis of the Rural-Urban Transformation Weather Index Insurance Survey Consumption, savings and Investment Behaviors of Successful Farmers Livestock markets Aspirations, risk and household investment behaviour Investments in >> Read more