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- Association between malaria and malnutrition among children aged under-five years in Adami Tulu District, south-central Ethiopia: a case-control study
- B. Shikur; W. Deressa; B. Lindtjørn / BMC Public Health 2016
- Background: Malaria and malnutrition are the major causes of morbidity and mortality in under-five children in developing countries such as Ethiopia. Malnutrition is the associated cause for about half of the deaths that occur among u...
- Self-reported acute pesticide intoxications in Ethiopia
- A.W. Nigatu; M. Bråtveit; B.E. Moen / BMC Public Health 2016
- Background. Pesticide exposure is an important public health concern in Ethiopia, but there is limited information on pesticide intoxications. Residents may have an increased risk of pesticide exposure through proximity of their homes...
- Spatial variations in child undernutrition in Ethiopia: Implications for intervention strategies (PhD theses)
- S.H. Gebreyesus / University of Bergen 2016
- Background: Ethiopia is one of the countries with the highest burden of undernutrition, with rates of stunting and underweight as high as 40% and 25%, respectively. National efforts are underway for an accelerated reduction of undernu...
- How pro-poor are land rental markets in Ethiopia?
- S.T. Holden; S. Bezu; Mesfin Tilahun / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
- Land rental markets can potentially improve the access to land for land-poor households that possess complementary resources that can enable them to utilize land efficiently. Land rental markets can also enable landowners who are poor...
- Street based self-employment: a poverty trap or a stepping stone for migrant youth in Africa?
- S. Bezu; S.T. Holden / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2015
- A significant percentage of youth in urban Africa is employed in the informal sector. The informal sector is more accessible than the formal sector for people with low human andfinancial capital, such as youth migrants from rural area...
- Youth as environmental custodians: a potential tragedy or a sustainable business and livelihood model?
- S.T. Holden; Mesfin Tilahun / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
- Youth unemployment and migration is a growing challenge that needs more political attention in many countries in the world, particularly countries with rapid population growth and economic transformation. Proactively mobilizing the yo...
- Links between tenure security and food security in poor agrarian economies: causal linkages and policy implications
- S. T. Holden; H. Ghebru / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
- Population growth leads to growing land scarcity and landlessness in poor agrarian economies. Many of these also face severe climate risks that may increase in the future. Tenure security is important for food security in such countri...
- Meeting the need, fulfilling the promise: youth and long-acting reversible contraceptives
- N. Yinger / Population Reference Bureau 2016
- The highest proportion of young people today - 89 percent - live in developing countries. In some sub-Saharan African countries, where fertility remains high, we can expect growing cohorts of children and youth, unless fertili...
- Environmental issues in Ethiopia and links to the Ethiopian economy
- B. Daley / Evidence on Demand 2015
- Ethiopia has a high-level strategy to pursue agriculture-based industrialisation with a goal of achieving middle income country status by 2025 with no net increase in carbon emissions. As an economy currently heavily dependent...
- Balancing school and work with new opportunities: changes in children’s gendered time use in Ethiopia (2006-2013)
- Young Lives 2016
- Focusing on the relationship between childrens work and school attendance, this paper explores time use trends among boys and girls in Ethiopia. It does this by comparing the time use of two cohorts of children at the sa...