Fair Trade but not fair price for coffee farmers in Ethiopia

Global trade in Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) such as Fair Trade and Organic certified coffee has seen remarkable growth, especially over the past decade. But in Ethiopia the benefits for small coffee farmers haven’t been as significant as may be widely perceived.

Improvements in living conditions in Ethiopia between 2000 and 2016: Evidence from Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey data

This research shows how basic living conditions have improved markedly since 2000, albeit somewhat unevenly, with urban areas witnessing the greatest improvements.

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.