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Ethiopia and Food security

  • Capital: Addis Ababa
  • Population: 88013491
  • Size: 1127127.0 Km2

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Food security in a climate perspective: what role could the private sector play regarding investment in smallholder agriculture in Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia
M.E. Bachke; R. Haug / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2014
The purpose of this study is to discuss different ways of implementing the "Food Security in a Climate  Perspective  strategy 2013-15" in  relation  to  support  to  private  sector  develo...
Exploring gender perceptions of resource ownership and their implications for food security among rural livestock owners in Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Nicaragua
A. Galiè; A. Mulema; M., A. Benard 2015
Productive resources are essential to the livelihoods and food security of the world’s rural poor. Gender-equal ownership of resources is considered key to increasing agricultural productivity, equity, and food security. However...
Wheat consumption in Sub-Saharan Africa: trends, drivers, and policy implications
N.M. Mason; T.S. Jayne; B. Shiferaw / Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, Michigan State University 2012
Staple grain consumption in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is rising at the same time that the region is becoming more dependent on imported staples. This paper discusses the potential dilemmas posed by SSA’s increasing reliance on im...
Situational analysis of indigenous social institutions and their role in rural livelihoods: the case of selected food insecure lowland areas of Southern Ethiopia
N. Regassa; E. Mengistu; A. Yusufe 2013
Close examination and analysis of these social institutions is very important not only from the household economic point of view but also because of its significant role in other livelihood aspects. The data for this study was collect...
Why women farmers are left out of the programs. Lessons learned. Evaluation of Norway's bilateral agricultural support to food security
P. N. Sørensen / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2013
Norway’s Bilateral Agricultural Support to Food Security 2005-2011 was reviewed in 2012-2013. This Lessons Learned document was prepared as a continuation of that review. Its purpose is to identify lessons learned regarding wome...
Squeezed: life in a time of food price volatility, year 1 results
N. Hossain; R. King; A. Kelbert / Oxfam 2013
Half a decade after the price spike of 2007-2008, food price volatility has become the new norm: people have come to expect food prices to rapidly rise and fall, though nobody knows by how much or when. So what does the accumulation o...
Links between Tenure Security and Food Security: Evidence from Ethiopia
H. Ghebru / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2012
The study uses five rounds of household panel data from Tigray, Ethiopia, collected 1998–2010 to assess the impacts of a land registration and certification program that aimed to strengthen tenure security and how it has contribu...
Can Provision of Household Agricultural Extension Packages Reduce Rural Food Insecurity and Poverty in Tigray?
H. Tesfa / Drylands Coordination Group, Norway 2012
The overall working hypothesis of the paper is that the programme has positive contribution in improving household welfare and reduces the incidence, depth and severity of poverty in study areas. The analysis is based on primary house...
Translating famine early warning into early action: an east Africa case study
J. Mosley / Chatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK 2012
This paper considers the political contexts in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, how these affected the response to the 2011 Horn of Africa emergency, and the implications for future response. Although the Horn of Africa is often seen as a...
Alternative investment strategies for increasing resilience in the Horn of Africa
D. Headey; A. S. Taffesse; L. You / International Food Policy Research Institute 2012
This discussion paper seeks to explore alternative investment options with the aim of enhancing resilience in the Horn of Africa. Climate change, conflict, drought and increasing populations are leading many to pessimistic conclusions...
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