Farm size, food security, and welfare: Descriptive evidence from the Ethiopian highlands

ESSP Working Paper 111, by Kibrewossen Abay, Kalle Hirvonen, and Bart Minten Abstract: A growing rural population combined with limited scope for further land expansion and slow movement out of agriculture means that average farm sizes are decreasing in Ethiopia.

2020 Conference

The IFPRI 2020 Conference, will be conducted on May 15-17, 2014 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at the Sheraton Addis Hotel. It will bring together policymakers, practitioners, and scholars to discuss how resilience can be strengthened for food and nutrition security. More than 140 experts and practitioners are confirmed on the conference program to speak and share >> Read more

Improving Development Strategies in Pastoral Areas

New ESSP Publication: ESSP Research Note 23

New ESSP Publication: ‘Enhancing Resilience in the Horn of Africa. An Exploration into Alternative Investment Options’

ESSP Working Paper 48 "Enhancing Resilience in the Horn of Africa. An Exploration into Alternative Investment Options" by Derek Headey, Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse, and Liangzhi You. Abstract: The most recent (2010–2011) drought in the arid and semiarid lowlands (ASAL) of the Horn of Africa has rendered over 13 million people in need of food, and >> Read more