Agricultural growth in Ethiopia (2004 – 2014)

On January 22nd, 2016, a short presentation on agricultural growth in Ethiopia over the last decade was delivered at EDRI by Bart Minten, the team leader at ESSP. In total, 34 people attended. Ethiopia’s agricultural growth performance over the past decade has been the focus of in-depth research by ESSP, and has generated a lot >> Read more

IFPRI BLOG: Global trends plus local decisions equals a more food-secure world by 2050

By Emil Caillaux Achieving food security is one of the essential components of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which were adopted in September of last year. While only a few goals specifically mention forestry and other land-based sectors, all 17 depend on healthy and sustainable landscapes for their achievement. Over the past two years, >> Read more

An economic inquiry into Ethiopian exports: Pattern, dynamics, characteristics and survival

Berihu Assefa Gebrehiwot presented a session on Ethiopia’s export market at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) to 42 attendees.

Poverty alleviation linked with agri sector growth

This article was originally published on Pakissan website.   Minister for National Food Security and Research, Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan said on Tuesday that agriculture sector, the lifeline of Pakistan’s economy that employs nearly half of the work force, is ingrained with inherent constraints making it less productive. Unfortunately the sector has been neglected for long, >> Read more