The rapid – but from a low base – uptake of agricultural mechanization in Ethiopia: Patterns, implications and challenges

ESSP Working Paper 105, by Guush Berhane, Mekdim Dereje, Bart Minten, and Seneshaw Tamru. Abstract: The uptake of agricultural mechanization in Ethiopia is low with less than one percent of agricultural plots plowed

The sustainable land management program in the Ethiopian highlands: An evaluation of its impact on crop production

ESSP Working Paper 103, by Emily Schmidt, and Fanaye Tadesse. Abstract: Agricultural productivity in the highlands of Ethiopia is threatened by severe land degradation, resulting in significant reductions in agricultural GDP.

Secondary towns, agricultural prices, and intensification: Evidence from Ethiopia

ESSP Working Paper 102, by Joachim Vandercasteelen, Seneshaw Tamru, Bart Minten, and Johan Swinnen. Abstract: Urbanization is happening fast in the developing world and especially so in sub-Saharan Africa where growth rates of cities are among the highest in the world.

An assessment of the livestock economy in mixed crop-livestock production systems in Ethiopia

ESSP Working Paper 101, by Asfaw Negassa, Fantu Bachewe, Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse, and Mekdim Dereje. Abstract: The livestock subsector has contributed little to the remarkable economic growth recorded in Ethiopia in the last decade.