Cows and milk markets in rural Ethiopia

This new publication Cows, missing milk markets and nutrition in rural Ethiopia by John Hoddinott et al looks at the dairy sector in rural Ethiopia and considers the nutritional impacts of cow ownership on households.

Source: GSSP Notes

Book Release: Strategies and Priorities for African Agriculture

IFPRI recently released a book entitled “Strategies and Priorities for African Agriculture: Economy-wide Perspectives from Country Studies” that examines the potential of agriculture to contribute to national growth and poverty reduction in Africa and evaluates the costs of accelerating agricultural growth.  The chapter on Ghana reviews the structure of agriculture and notes that, like many >> Read more

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Economic Transformation in Ghana: Where Will the Path Lead?

The Ghana Strategy Support Program recently released a discussion paper entitled Economic Transformation in Ghana: Where Will the Path Lead?  The paper looks at patterns of growth, sectoral transformation, and agglomeration and provides a case study of Ghana’s transformation. It discusses how industry, which should be the first characteristic of economic growth, is the least >> Read more