Synopsis: Food processing, transformation and job creation

ESSP Research Note 63: by Bart Minten, Thomas Assefa, Girum Abebe, Ermias Engida, and Seneshaw Tamru. Synopsis of Working Paper 96. Abstract: Given the importance of agriculture in developing economies, food processing industries often dominate employment and value addition in the industrial sector in these settings.

Food processing, transformation, and job creation: The case of Ethiopia’s enjera markets

ESSP Working Paper 96, by Bart Minten, Thomas Assefa, Girum Abebe, Ermias Engida, and Seneshaw Tamru. Abstract: Given the importance of agriculture in developing economies, food processing industries often dominate the industrial sector when considering employment and value addition in these settings.

Food processing, transformation and job creation: Enjera markets in urban Ethiopia

Important changes are happening in agricultural markets worldwide.

Food processing, transformation and job creation: Enjera markets in urban Ethiopia

Important changes are happening in agricultural markets worldwide. The rapid growth of cities and the emergence of an urban middle class are transforming food systems, and in particular, the food processing industry. In Ethiopia, this industry employs 1 million people,