Training on GAMS/CGE

The Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI), Ethiopia Strategy Support Program II (ESSP II / IFPRI), and School of Economics of Addis Ababa University organized a two-week course in CGE Modeling. The course had two components. In the first week, the course focused on the basic tools and static version of the model. Week two was >> Read more

Training on Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

An 'Introduction to GIS' training (using ArcGIS Desktop) was given by the GIS team of the Ethiopia Strategy Support Program II to 23 participants from Central Statistical Agency, National Meteorological Agency, and ESSP II. The training took place at the International Livestock Research Institute campus, September 20-22, 2011. This training is a component of ESSP II 's capacity >> Read more

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke at IFPRI, Washington D.C.

"From Famine to Food Security -- Meeting the Challenge in the Horn of Africa" August 11, 2011, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Headquarters, Washington D.C., on the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa. Secretary Clinton discussed the ongoing international humanitarian response, as well >> Read more

9th International Conference on Ethiopian Economy

Ethiopian Economic Association and IFPRI/ESSP II jointly organized the 9th International Conference on Ethiopian Economy, held July 21-23, 2011, at the Ethiopian Economic Association in Addis Ababa. ESSP II hosted several sessions. Videos of Opening speeches and presentations: 2011 Conference on Ethiopian Economy - Paul Dorosh, Opening from IFPRI Library on Vimeo. 2011 Conference on Ethiopian >> Read more