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    Takie Barusha has been farming for many years near the Ethiopian village of Harufa-Lole, about 185 kilometers south of Addis Ababa. With only 2.5 hectares of land, it hasn’t been easy for Takie to provide for his large family. In recent years, ...
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    To ensure the best use of resources and undertake research that is relevant and useful in a rapidly changing world, IFPRI commissions external assessment of its activities. A recent review focused on IFPRI activities in Ethiopia, one of the most ...
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    The following article was jointly written by Sarah McMullan from IFPRI’s Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division and Caitlin Kieran from the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets. Women make up about half of the ...
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    “If the past is any guide, we will face a barrage of shocks, both natural and man‐made, in the coming years. In just the past five years, we have seen a major earthquake in Haiti; drought in the Horn of Africa; earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear ...
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    It is a problem that extends far beyond the borders of a single country: Exponentially growing populations and a finite pool of resources needed to support them, including land, water, food and energy. In Ethiopia, expanding populations and ...
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    In spite of Ethiopia’s widespread poverty and weak capacity for resilience against climate change, one region has used indigenous adaptation strategies to combat land degradation. People in the Tigray highland region of the country have mobilized ...
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    Selling crops used to be a complicated process for Aweke Teshome. The Ethiopian farmer never knew the fair market price for his products, or how they rated in quality. He was forced to sell at whatever price the traders offered. Worse, with no ...
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    IFPRI has released the public use version of the latest round of the Ethiopia Rural Household Survey (ERHS) today at the Ethiopian Economics Association International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy. The ERHS is a collaborative effort of ...