Coffee Value Chains on the Move: Evidence from Smallholder Coffee Farmers in Ethiopia

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-+*ESSP Working Paper 76. "Coffee Value Chains on the Move: Evidence from Smallholder Coffee Farmers in Ethiopia" by Bart Minten, Mekdim Dereje, Ermias Engeda, Tadesse Kuma Abstract: In this paper, we look at the coffee sector in Ethiopia and analyze changes and their drivers upstream in the value chain. In this study we focus on three main >> Read more

Cereal productivity and its drivers: The case of Ethiopia

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-+*ESSP Working Paper 75. "Cereal productivity and its drivers: The case of Ethiopia" by Bachewe, Fantu Nisrane, Koru, Bethlehem and Taffesse, Alemayehu Seyoum Abstract: Cereal production has exhibited unprecedented growth in Ethiopia, leading to important welfare improvements in the country. However, it is not well understood what the drivers have been of this growth and how it >> Read more

Seasonality and household diets in Ethiopia

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-+*ESSP Working Paper 74. "Seasonality and household diets in Ethiopia" by Hirvonen, Kalle, Taffesse, Alemayehu Seyoum and Worku, Ibrahim Abstract: The paper revisits seasonality by assessing how the quantity and quality of diets vary across agricultural seasons in rural and urban Ethiopia. Using unique nationally representative household level data for each month over one calendar year, we >> Read more

Childhood shocks, safety nets and cognitive skills

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-+*ESSP Working Paper 73. "Childhood shocks, safety nets and cognitive skills " by Berhane, Guush, Abay, Mehari Hiluf and Woldehanna, Tassew Abstract: A growing body of evidence emphasizes that shocks in early childhood can have irreversible effects on long-term child welfare and poverty. A number of studies have investigated the effects of shocks on child nutrition and health. However, >> Read more