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

ESSP Research Note 69: by Kalle Hirvonen. Abstract: This research shows how basic living conditions have improved markedly since 2000, albeit somewhat unevenly, with urban areas witnessing the greatest improvements.

Synopsis: The Sustainable Land Management Program in the Ethiopian highlands: An evaluation of its impact on crop production

ESSP Research Note 68: by Emily Schmidt and Fanaye Tadesse . Synopsis of Working Paper 103. Abstract: Agricultural productivity in Ethiopia’s highlands, the country’s breadbasket, is threatened by severe land degradation.

The rising costs of nutritious foods in Ethiopia

ESSP Research Note 67: by Fantu Nisrane Bachewe, Kalle Hirvonen, Bart Minten, Feiruz Yimer.

Synopsis: How should rural financial cooperatives be best organized? Evidence from Ethiopia

ESSP Research Note 66: by Kibrom A. Abay, Bethelhem Koru, Gashaw Tadesse Abate, and Guush Berhane . Synopsis of Working Paper 100. Abstract: What is the optimal size and composition of rural financial cooperatives (RFCs)?