Teff: Nutrient Composition and Health Benefits

ESSP Working Paper 67. "Teff: Nutrient composition and health benefits" by Kaleab Baye Abstract: Teff (Eragrostis tef), has been cultivated and used for human consumption in Ethiopia for centuries. However, teff’s global use for human consumption has been restrained partly due to limited knowledge about its nutrient composition and the processing challenges faced in making teff-based food products. >> Read more

SUMMARY OF STRUCTURE AND PERFORMANCE OF ETHIOPIA’S COFFEE EXPORT SECTOR

ESSP Research Note 29."SUMMARY OF STRUCTURE AND PERFORMANCE OF ETHIOPIA’S COFFEE EXPORT SECTOR" by Minten, Bart, Tamru, Seneshaw, Kuma, Tadesse, Nyarko,Yaw Summary of ESSP Working Paper 66. We study the structure and performance of the coffee export sector in Ethiopia, Africa’s most important coffee producer, over the period 2003 to 2013. We find an evolving policy environment >> Read more

Structure and Performance of Ethiopia’s Coffee Export Sector

ESSP Working Paper 66. "Structure and Performance of Ethiopia's Coffee Export Sector" by Bart Minten, Seneshaw Tamru, Tadesse Kuma, and Yaw Nyarko. Abstract: We study the structure and performance of the coffee export sector in Ethiopia, Africa’s most important coffee producer, over the period 2003 to 2013. We find an evolving policy environment leading to structural changes >> Read more

Perceptions, Impacts and Rewards of Row Planting of Teff

ESSP Working Paper 65 "Perceptions, impacts and rewards of row planting of teff" by Joachim Vandercasteelen*, Mekdim Dereje, Bart Minten, and Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse. Abstract:This study analyzes the perceptions, impacts, and rewards of farmers who adopted row planting for the production of teff as a result of being exposed to a technology promotion campaign for row >> Read more